- 1. flick, contact, impinging, striking
- usage: a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible); "he gave it a flick with his finger"; "he felt the flick of a whip"
- 2. flick, stroke
- usage: a short stroke
- 3. movie, film, picture, moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, motion-picture show, picture show, pic, flick, show, product, production
- usage: a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
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- 1. flicker, flick, flash, blink, wink, twinkle, winkle
- usage: flash intermittently; "The lights flicked on and off"
- 2. flick, flip, thumb, riffle, leaf, riff, peruse
- usage: look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume"
- 3. flip, flick, throw
- usage: cause to move with a flick; "he flicked his Bic"
- 4. jerk, flick, push, force
- usage: throw or toss with a quick motion; "flick a piece of paper across the table"; "jerk his head"
- 5. flicker, flick, shine, beam
- usage: shine unsteadily; "The candle flickered"
- 6. flick, ruffle, riffle, move, displace
- usage: twitch or flutter; "the paper flicked"
- 7. snap, click, flick, move
- usage: cause to make a snapping sound; "snap your fingers"
- 8. flick, brush
- usage: touch or hit with a light, quick blow; "flicked him with his hand"
- 9. flick, remove, take, take away, withdraw
- usage: remove with a flick (of the hand)
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