Dip out on

Dip out on
remain uninvolved; avoid

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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  • dip out — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms dip out : he/she/it dips out present participle dipping out past tense dipped out past participle dipped out Australian informal 1) to decide not to take part in something dip out on: The company has dipped… …   English dictionary

  • dip out — 1) vb Australian to fail 2) vb American to depart, leave. A vogue term from black street slang of the 1990s. The variant form do the dip has also been recorded. A variety of euphemisms (like its contem poraries bail, book, jam and jet) for run… …   Contemporary slang

  • dip out — Austral./NZ informal fail. → dip …   English new terms dictionary

  • Dip out — 1. miss out; 2. fail: He dipped out in his exams …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • dip out — Australian Slang 1. miss out; 2. fail: He dipped out in his exams …   English dialects glossary

  • dip out on — Australian Slang remain uninvolved; avoid …   English dialects glossary

  • dip out — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dip — Dip, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dipped}or {Dipt} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Dipping}.] [OE. dippen, duppen, AS. dyppan; akin to Dan. dyppe, Sw. doppa, and to AS. d?pan to baptize, OS. d?pian, D. doopen, G. taufen, Sw. d[ o]pa, Goth. daupjan, Lith. dubus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dip — ► VERB (dipped, dipping) 1) (dip in/into) put or lower briefly in or into. 2) sink, drop, or slope downwards. 3) (of a level or amount) temporarily become lower or smaller. 4) lower or move downwards. 5) Brit. lower the beam of (a …   English terms dictionary

  • dip — [c]/dɪp / (say dip) verb (dipped, dipping) –verb (t) 1. to plunge temporarily into a liquid, as to wet or to take up some of the liquid. 2. to raise or take up by dipping action; lift by bailing or scooping: to dip water out of a boat. 3. to… …  

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