What does flick mean?

Definitions for flick
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word flick.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. flick(noun)

    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(noun)

    a short stroke

  3. movie, film, picture, moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, motion-picture show, picture show, pic, flick(verb)

    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"

  4. flicker, flick(verb)

    flash intermittently

    "The lights flicked on and off"

  5. flick, flip, thumb, riffle, leaf, riff(verb)

    look through a book or other written material

    "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume"

  6. flip, flick(verb)

    cause to move with a flick

    "he flicked his Bic"

  7. jerk, flick(verb)

    throw or toss with a quick motion

    "flick a piece of paper across the table"; "jerk his head"

  8. flicker, flick(verb)

    shine unsteadily

    "The candle flickered"

  9. flick, ruffle, riffle(verb)

    twitch or flutter

    "the paper flicked"

  10. snap, click, flick(verb)

    cause to make a snapping sound

    "snap your fingers"

  11. flick(verb)

    touch or hit with a light, quick blow

    "flicked him with his hand"

  12. flick(verb)

    remove with a flick (of the hand)

Wiktionary

  1. flick(Noun)

    A short, quick movement, especially a brush, sweep, or flip.

  2. flick(Noun)

    A powerful underarm volley shot.

  3. flick(Noun)

    A motion picture; (in plural, usually preceded by "the") movie theater, cinema.

  4. flick(Noun)

    The act of pressing a place on a touch screen device.

  5. flick(Noun)

    A cut that lands with the point, often involving a whip of the foible of the blade to strike at a concealed target.

  6. flick(Verb)

    To move or hit (something) with a short, quick motion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flick(verb)

    to whip lightly or with a quick jerk; to flap; as, to flick a horse; to flick the dirt from boots

  2. Flick(noun)

    a flitch; as, a flick of bacon

  3. Origin: [See Flick, v. t.]

Freebase

  1. Flick

    Flick is a campy British horror film written and directed by David Howard, and starring Hugh O'Conor and Faye Dunaway. It had its theatrical release in 2008, and the DVD of the film was released in the United Kingdom on 19 October 2009. The film was shot in and around Cardiff, Pontypool, Newbridge, Caerphilly, Briton Ferry Wales.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Flick

    flik, v.t. to strike lightly.—n. a flip.

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British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'flick' in Verbs Frequency: #1050

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How to say flick in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flick in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flick in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of flick in a Sentence

  1. Tristan Harris:

    It's a race between Facebook's voodoo doll, where you flick your finger and they predict what to show you next, and Google's voodoo doll.

  2. Tristan Harris:

    You have a supercomputer pointed at your brain, it's a race between Facebook's voodoo doll, where you flick your finger and they predict what to show you next, and Google's voodoo doll.

  3. Kevin Sorbo:

    I think you are going to see a turning point; you can see that happening in our politics right now, i think people are so fed up with the status quo. Sorbo's latest faith-based flick Joseph and Mary, out on DVD July 5th, focuses on the story of Joseph.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    The biggest selfish is like a mentally sick who can think nothing but to lick own looks on pic only, so has a propensity to pick & post almost daily own photo click on social media and at times even own video flick to get the praise of others on own face merely and in this bid always uses all sort of tricks.

  5. Christian Bale:

    I was asked to do a romantic comedy recently and I thought they ’d lost their minds, i don’t know why anyone would ever offer me a romantic comedy, Christian Bale continued. CHRISTIAN BALE UNRECOGNIZABLE IN FIRST PICS AS DICK CHENEY FOR LATEST BIOPIC ROLE But Christian Bale said thought the 2000 flick American Psycho was very funny, referring to Christian Bale breakout leading role in which Christian Bale played Patrick Bateman, a rich New York investment banker with an urge to kill. The movie is based on Bret Easton Ellis ’ 1992 novel of the same name. The Oscar winner described.

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