a sudden light blow or tap, as with a whip or the finger: She gave the horse a flick with her riding crop.
the sound made by such a blow or tap.
a light and rapid movement: a flick of the wrist.
something thrown off with or as if with a jerk: a flick of mud.
to strike lightly with a whip, the finger, etc.
to remove with such a stroke: to flick away a crumb.
to move (something) with a sudden stroke or jerk.
How to use flick in a sentence
She plans to hold movie nights, where they’ll gather in the living room to catch a flick.‘We are struggling’: Unemployed Americans face a bleak Christmas | Lee Clifford | December 24, 2020 | Fortune
His latest film, Bad Hair, is a horror flick about a bloodsucking weave that has political relevance you may not expect.
It allowed content creators to shoot their footage with two distinct looks, which viewers could seamlessly switch with the flick of a wrist.
If you’re looking to eventually control your entire house with a flick of the wrist, you’ll be looking for completely different functionality.
The ongoing earthly presence of the enormous shark persists in our collective imagination thanks to rumors, legends, and summer B flicks.Could an ancient megashark still lurk in the deep seas? | By Riley Black | October 15, 2020 | Popular-Science
Craig is signed on for just one more Bond flick after Spectre.Exclusive: Sony Emails Reveal Studio Head Wants Idris Elba For the Next James Bond | William Boot | December 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And who better to do that with than the actress who is playing the object of said (alleged) lesbian affection in the flick?Inside the Lifetime Whitney Houston Movie’s Lesbian Lover Storyline | Kevin Fallon | December 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But the little-known stories behind the making of the film are almost as fascinating as the flick itself.The Secrets of ‘Pulp Fiction’: 20 Things You Didn’t Know About the Movie on Its 20th Anniversary | Marlow Stern | October 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
You and Nic Cage are basically having a contest in that flick of who can go further.
Franco optioned the tome back in March 2011, and will star and direct the flick.James Franco Shot His New Movie at the Venice Film Festival and I Was in It | Marlow Stern | September 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Tell you what I did over in Chattanooga—in red-hot midsummer, too, said flick, in a burst of confidence.
Im too sober, said flick, with a discouraged shake of his head, as though to convey the idea that the day had been too short.
Im beginning to feel like the Fourth of July, said flick, who gave in completely with this last display of magnificence.
No peace on earth, no good-will to men, said flick, seeing the idea and almost moved to tears.
flick Wilder now began to return, talking violently and flopping about in the last stages of a nightmare.
British Dictionary definitions for flick (1 of 2)
(tr) to touch with or as if with the finger or hand in a quick jerky movement
(tr) to propel or remove by a quick jerky movement, usually of the fingers or hand: to flick a piece of paper at someone
to move or cause to move quickly or jerkily
(intr foll by through) to read or look at (a book, newspaper, etc) quickly or idly
to snap or click (the fingers) to produce a sharp sound
a tap or quick stroke with the fingers, a whip, etc
the sound made by such a stroke
a fleck, streak, or particle
give someone the flick informal to dismiss someone from consideration
British Dictionary definitions for flick (2 of 2)
a cinema film
the flicks the cinema: what's on at the flicks tonight?
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