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  1. backflipnoun

    An act of rotating one's body 360 degrees in the backward direction.

  2. backflipnoun

    a total reversal in policy or opinion; a volte-face, an U-turn.

    PM predicts water recycling backflips. Courier Mail, 29 Jan 2007

  3. backflipverb

    To perform a backflip (rotation of body)

  4. backflipverb

    To completely reverse a policy or opinion.


  1. backflip

    An acrobatic flip is a sequence of body movements in which a person leaps into the air and then rotates one or more times while airborne. Acrobatic flips are performed in acro dance, free running, gymnastics, cheerleading, high jumping, tricking (martial arts), goal celebrations and various other activities. This is in contrast to freestyle BMX flips, in which a person revolves in the air about a bicycle. Acrobatic flips can be started from a stationary, standing position and they are also commonly executed immediately following another rotational move, such as a roundoff or handspring, so as to take advantage of the angular momentum developed in the preceding move. In general, the hands do not touch the floor during execution of a flip and performers typically strive to land on the feet in an upright position, but it is not required to be considered a flip.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Backflip in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Backflip in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Backflip in a Sentence

  1. Rob Lowe:

    He ended up being the only one who could do a backflip. It is in the movieThe Outsidersfor no reason, he runs out of the house and does a backflip for no reason. Just to do it.

  2. Seth Rogen:

    It ends and, it is like he had just completed a backflip and he’s waiting for the applause, at which point everyone looks to me to express the group reaction. I was like, ‘It was OK. Cool. Thanks. We should talk about it. That’s not how we pictured the character.'.

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