- [noun] a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible); "he gave it a flick with his finger"; "he felt the flick of a whip"
- [noun] a form of entertainment that enacts a story by a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
Synonyms: movie, film, picture, moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, motion-picture show, picture show, pic
- [verb] flash intermittently; "The lights flicked on and off"
- [verb] look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume"
Synonyms: flip, thumb, riffle, leaf, riff
- [verb] cause to move with a flick; "he flicked his Bic"
- [verb] throw or toss with a quick motion; "flick a piece of paper across the table"; "jerk his head"
- [verb] shine unsteadily; "The candle flickered"
- [verb] twitch or flutter; "the paper flicked"
Synonyms: ruffle, riffle
- [verb] cause to make a snapping sound; "snap your fingers"
Synonyms: snap, click
- [verb] touch or hit with a light, quick blow; "flicked him with his hand"
- [verb] remove with a flick (of the hand, for example)