Definitions for flick

Definitions for (noun) flick

Main entry: motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, film, flick, pic, picture, picture show

Definition: a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement

Usage: they went to a movie every Saturday night; the film was shot on location

Main entry: flick

Definition: a short stroke

Main entry: flick

Definition: a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible)

Usage: he gave it a flick with his finger; he felt the flick of a whip

Definitions for (verb) flick

Main entry: flick

Definition: remove with a flick (of the hand)

Main entry: flick

Definition: touch or hit with a light, quick blow

Usage: flicked him with his hand

Main entry: flick, click, snap

Definition: cause to make a snapping sound

Usage: snap your fingers

Main entry: jerk, flick

Definition: throw or toss with a quick motion

Usage: flick a piece of paper across the table; jerk his head

Main entry: flick, riffle, ruffle

Definition: twitch or flutter

Usage: the paper flicked

Main entry: flick, flip

Definition: cause to move with a flick

Usage: he flicked his Bic

Main entry: thumb, leaf, flick, flip, riff, riffle

Definition: look through a book or other written material

Usage: He thumbed through the report; She leafed through the volume

Main entry: flick, flicker

Definition: flash intermittently

Usage: The lights flicked on and off

Main entry: flick, flicker

Definition: shine unsteadily

Usage: The candle flickered

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