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
Syn: jandals, thongs, zoris

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  • flip-flop — I UK / US noun [countable] Word forms flip flop : singular flip flop plural flip flops 1) a rubber shoe without a top or back, held to your foot by a strap in the shape of a V that goes between your toes 2) mainly American informal an instance of …   English dictionary

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