In a meeting with 13 Dutch prelates in Rome, he apparently intended to flick at the issue.
Ironically, this flick is what sparked the relationship and eventual engagement of costars Cyrus and Hemsworth.
Nine years ago he dazzled audiences with his $7,000 time-travel flick ‘Primer.’
You go in a dark room and flick the light switch for days after the power is gone.
Besides the grisly chest scar the main character sports throughout the flick, there are plenty of violent deaths.
Then the blue flame at the tip of her wand went out, and so did she—flick!
Now he was passing me—bang, and a flick of the wing, I had missed him; bang again.
Fact is, the old gentleman seems to be rather taken with flick here.
Then his hand moved up and, with a flick of the wrist, lifted the visor.
I shall break my engagement to Belle, said flick facetiously.
mid-15c., probably imitative of a light blow with a whip. Earliest recorded use is in phrase not worth a flykke "useless." As slang for "film," it is first attested 1926, a back-formation from flicker (v.), from their flickering appearance.
1816, from flick (n.); meaning "quick turn of the wrist" is from 1897, originally in cricket. Related: Flicked; flicking.
[1920s+; fr the flickering of early movie images]