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NOUN (3)

1. a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible);
- Example: "he gave it a flick with his finger"
- Example: "he felt the flick of a whip"

2. a short stroke;

3. a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement;
- Example: "they went to a movie every Saturday night"
- Example: "the film was shot on location"
[syn: movie, film, picture, moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, motion-picture show, picture show, pic, flick]


VERB (9)

1. flash intermittently;
- Example: "The lights flicked on and off"
[syn: flicker, flick]

2. look through a book or other written material;
- Example: "He thumbed through the report"
- Example: "She leafed through the volume"
[syn: flick, flip, thumb, riffle, leaf, riff]

3. cause to move with a flick;
- Example: "he flicked his Bic"
[syn: flip, flick]

4. throw or toss with a quick motion;
- Example: "flick a piece of paper across the table"
- Example: "jerk his head"
[syn: jerk, flick]

5. shine unsteadily;
- Example: "The candle flickered"
[syn: flicker, flick]

6. twitch or flutter;
- Example: "the paper flicked"
[syn: flick, ruffle, riffle]

7. cause to make a snapping sound;
- Example: "snap your fingers"
[syn: snap, click, flick]

8. touch or hit with a light, quick blow;
- Example: "flicked him with his hand"

9. remove with a flick (of the hand);


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Flick \Flick\ (fl[i^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Flicked (fl[i^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. Flicking.] [Cf. Flicker.] 1. To whip lightly or with a quick jerk; to flap; as, to flick a horse; to flick the dirt from boots. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster] 2. To throw, snap, or toss with a jerk; to flirt; as, to flick a whiplash. Rude boys were flicking butter pats across chaos. --Kipling. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Flick \Flick\, n. A flitch; as, a flick of bacon. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Flick \Flick\, n. [See Flick, v. t.] 1. A light quick stroke or blow, esp. with something pliant; a flirt; also, the sound made by such a blow. She actually took the whip out of his hand and gave a flick to the pony. --Mrs. Humphry Ward. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. A motion picture; as, I went to see a flick on Friday. [Colloq.] [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

flick n 1: a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible); "he gave it a flick with his finger"; "he felt the flick of a whip" 2: a short stroke 3: 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" [syn: movie, film, picture, moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, motion-picture show, picture show, pic, flick] v 1: flash intermittently; "The lights flicked on and off" [syn: flicker, flick] 2: look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume" [syn: flick, flip, thumb, riffle, leaf, riff] 3: cause to move with a flick; "he flicked his Bic" [syn: flip, flick] 4: throw or toss with a quick motion; "flick a piece of paper across the table"; "jerk his head" [syn: jerk, flick] 5: shine unsteadily; "The candle flickered" [syn: flicker, flick] 6: twitch or flutter; "the paper flicked" [syn: flick, ruffle, riffle] 7: cause to make a snapping sound; "snap your fingers" [syn: snap, click, flick] 8: touch or hit with a light, quick blow; "flicked him with his hand" 9: remove with a flick (of the hand)
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

230 Moby Thesaurus words for "flick": 3-D, Cinemascope, Cinerama, Technicolor, Western, animated cartoon, beak, beat, bicker, birthmark, black-and-white film, blaze, blemish, bloodstain, blot, blotch, blur, bob, brand, breath, brush, bump, bunt, caress, cartoon, caste mark, check, checkmark, chiller, chink, chuck, cicatrix, cine, cinema, click, clink, clop, clump, clunk, color film, come in contact, contact, creepie, crump, cut, cutaneous sense, dab, dance, dapple, daub, discoloration, documentary, documentary film, dot, dull thud, earmark, educational film, engraving, eyesore, feature, feel, feel of, feeling, fillip, film, finger, fingertip caress, flap, fleck, flicker, flip, flirt, flit, flitter, flop, flounce, flump, flutter, flyspeck, freckle, gash, glance, go pitapat, graving, graze, gutter, hack, hand-mindedness, handle, hitch, horror picture, horse opera, jerk, jig, jigger, jigget, jiggle, jog, joggle, jot, kiss, lambency, lap, lentigo, lick, light touch, macula, maculation, macule, manipulate, mark, marking, mole, motion picture, motion-picture show, mottle, movie, moving picture, nevus, newsreel, nick, notch, nudie, pad, palm, palpate, palpitate, pat, patch, patter, paw, peck, photodrama, photoplay, pick, picture, picture show, pitapat, pitter-patter, pluck, plump, plunk, ply, point, poke at, polka dot, pop, pornographic film, preview, prick, prod, pulse, puncture, rap, rub, scar, scarification, score, scotch, scratch, scratching, sense of touch, short, show, silent, silent film, skin flick, slat, smear, smirch, smouch, smudge, smut, smutch, snake, snap, snatch, sneak preview, spaghetti Western, spatter, speck, speckle, splash, splatter, splotch, splutter, spot, sputter, stain, start, stigma, strawberry mark, stroke, sudden pull, tactile sense, taction, taint, talkie, talking picture, tap, tarnish, tattoo, tattoo mark, tentative poke, thriller, throb, thud, thumb, thump, tick, tickle, tinkle, tip, tittle, touch, trailer, tunk, tweak, twiddle, twitch, underground film, watermark, wave, waver, whisk, whisper, wield, wrench, yank, yerk