Definitions for flipping

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Wiktionary

  1. flipping(Noun)

    The practice of buying real estate, making improvements to it, and reselling it for a higher price.

  2. flipping(Adverb)

    Fucking;

  3. flipping(Adjective)

    A mild intensifier.

    Where's my flipping watch?

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flipping

    of Flip

Freebase

  1. Flipping

    Flipping is a term used primarily in the United States to describe purchasing a revenue-generating asset and quickly reselling it for profit. Though flipping can apply to any asset, the term is most often applied to real estate and initial public offerings. The term "flipping" is used by Real Estate investors to describe "residential redevelopment". Redevelopment of distressed or abandoned properties or neighborhoods has sometimes been unfairly linked to malicious and unscrupulous acts in the post housing boom era by pessimistic or uninformed parties. The term "flipping" is frequently used both as a descriptive term for schemes involving market manipulation and other illegal conduct and as a derogatory term for legal real estate investing strategies that are perceived by some to be unethical or socially destructive. In the United Kingdom the term is used to describe a technique whereby Members of Parliament were found to be switching their second home between several houses, which had the effect of allowing them to maximize their taxpayer funded allowances.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'flipping' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3922

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