rugby a movement in which the ball is passed quickly to another player by flicking it out of the hand; often performed with only one hand
hockey ice hockey an instance of passing the puck using a short backhand movement, esp over the stick of a defender
Australian an instance of passing of undesirable or unwanted duties, responsibility, etc, to someone else
verb flick-pass (tr)
rugby hockey ice hockey to pass (a ball or puck) quickly with a flick-pass
Australian to pass (undesirable or unwanted duties, responsibility, etc) to someone else
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