verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of flick1
Words nearby flick
Example sentences from the Web for flicked
It looked like Halloween when I flicked the light on in the bathroom.
Louis threw himself on the sofa and flicked at flies with his eternal riding-whip.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He holstered his gun, flicked a hand at the rusty iron bars in the soil.
She flicked off the press photographers after winning Best Actress.How Jennifer Lawrence Took Over Hollywood. (It’s Not Just Because of Her Charm.)|Kevin Fallon|December 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
At the end, the two embraced and Eminem flicked off the crowd, a middle-finger mea culpa.Eminem’s Homophobic ‘Rap God’ Lyrics Are Getting a Free Pass|Kevin Fallon|October 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The waiter, a pallid creature, flicked a table loudly to cover his reply.A Son of the Immortals|Louis Tracy
Sometimes also when the "song" itself is in progress the wings are flicked up and down with measured rhythm.Life Histories of North American Shore Birds, Part 1 (of 2)|Arthur Cleveland Bent
He rose, flicked the cigarette ash from his sleeve, and made a motion towards the hill.The Pursuit|Frank (Frank Mackenzie) Savile
Suddenly he flicked the dog he called "Emperor" with the whip!The Curlytops and Their Pets|Howard R. Garis
The girls sat down on the hearthrug, and Mrs. Amber seated herself before her tea tray and flicked away a tear.Married Life|May Edginton