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"


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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