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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. shining unsteadily;
[syn: flickering, aflicker(p)]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Flicker \Flick"er\ (fl[i^]k"[~e]r), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Flickered (fl[i^]k"[~e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. Flickering.] [OE. flikeren, flekeren, to flutter, AS. flicerian, flicorian, cf. D. flikkeren to sparkle. [root]84. Cf. Flacker.] 1. To flutter; to flap the wings without flying. [1913 Webster] And flickering on her nest made short essays to sing. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To waver unsteadily, like a flame in a current of air, or when about to expire; as, the flickering light. [1913 Webster] The shadows flicker to fro. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

flickering adj 1: shining unsteadily [syn: flickering, aflicker(p)]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

173 Moby Thesaurus words for "flickering": ablaze, adrift, afire, aflame, aflicker, afloat, aglow, alight, alternating, amorphous, ardent, bickering, blazing, blinking, brief, brisk, broken, burning, candent, candescent, capricious, careening, catchy, changeable, changeful, choppy, comburent, cometary, conflagrant, dancing, desultory, deviable, deviative, disconnected, discontinuous, dizzy, eccentric, erratic, fast and loose, fickle, fitful, flagrant, flaming, flaring, flashing, fleet, flickery, flicky, flighty, flitting, fluctuating, fluttering, fluttery, freakish, fuming, giddy, glowing, guttering, halting, herky-jerky, heteroclite, ignescent, ignited, immethodical, impetuous, impulsive, in a blaze, in a glow, in flames, incandescent, inconsistent, inconstant, indecisive, infirm, inflamed, intermittent, intermitting, irregular, irresolute, irresponsible, jerky, kindled, lambent, live, living, lurching, mazy, mercurial, meteoric, moody, nonuniform, on fire, patchy, playing, quick, quivering, quivery, rambling, reeking, restless, rough, roving, scatterbrained, scintillant, scintillating, scrappy, shapeless, shifting, shifty, short, short and sweet, short-term, short-termed, shuffling, smoking, smoldering, snatchy, sparking, spasmatic, spasmic, spasmodic, spastic, speedy, spineless, spluttering, sporadic, spotty, sputtering, sputtery, staggering, stroboscopic, swift, unaccountable, uncertain, uncontrolled, undependable, undisciplined, unequal, uneven, unextinguished, unfixed, unmethodical, unmetrical, unpredictable, unquenched, unregular, unreliable, unrestrained, unrhythmical, unsettled, unstable, unstable as water, unstaid, unsteadfast, unsteady, unsystematic, vacillating, vagrant, variable, veering, vicissitudinary, vicissitudinous, volatile, wandering, wanton, wavering, wavery, wavy, wayward, whimsical, wishy-washy, wobbling, wobbly