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flip-flops Explained

flip-flops at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [plural] open summer shoes, usually made of rubber, with a V-shaped band across the front to hold your feet// American Equivalent: thongs//

flip-flops at English (WD) Of Explained:



  • casual footwear which are held in place around the front of the foot and are so named because of the sound they make slapping against the sole of the foot as the wearer walks
    1. Inter: plural of » flip-flop


      * jandals (New Zealand)

  • thongs (Australia)
  • zoris (Chaina)


    Inter: trans-top » casual footwear
  • Hungarian: Inter: t- » hu|vietnami papucs

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|шлёпанцы|p|tr=šl'ópancy

    Inter: trans-botto » m


  • Inter: third-person singular of » flip-flop
    1. 2004: the necessity for yet another place at which to buy a polo shirt or a pair of flip-flops may not be apparent to the town's residents — The New Yorker, 30 August 2004, p.38

    Category: Category:English pluralia tantum -
    Category: Category:en:Footwear -
    Translation: ar » flip-flops
    Translation: de » flip-flops
    Translation: fr » flip-flops
    Translation: ku » flip-flops
    Translation: pl » flip-flops
    Translation: sv » flip-flops
    Translation: ta » flip-flops