verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of flicker1
OTHER WORDS FROM flickerflick·er·ing·ly, adverbflick·er·y, adjectiveun·flick·er·ing, adjectiveun·flick·er·ing·ly, adverb
Definition for flicker (2 of 2)
Origin of flicker2
Example sentences from the Web for flicker
The candle flicker wakes me up sometimes because I think the lights are back on.
His 29-yard touchdown catch came on a pass thrown by quarterback Teddy Bridgewater off a flea flicker, as the Panthers cashed in on an interception thrown by Ryan.Teddy Bridgewater shakes off 'cheap shot,’ but Falcons keep it together to hold off Panthers|Mark Maske|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
He gazed at the flowers and the flickering candles, clearly moved.'Please Don't Die!': The Frantic Battle to Save Murdered Cops|Michael Daly|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One well-known work, “Exploded Views” (2011), features 2,880 seemingly random, flickering LED lights.Art Goes High-Tech at These Four Innovative Exhibits|Justin Jones|May 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The best ones have a view of the murals or are near the pretty glass cabinet filled with flickering candles.Where to Fall in Love—or Just Get Drunk—on Valentine’s Day|Condé Nast Traveler|February 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dusty paths lined with flickering orange lanterns led us to our final camp, a slice of dramatic Arabian luxury.
For these boys, the man leans in and shines a flickering red light in their faces.‘Web Junkie’ Is a Harrowing Documentary on China’s Internet Addiction Rehab Clinics|Marlow Stern|January 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She opened the letter by the flickering firelight, which was stronger on the hearthrug than the light of the dim November day.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
With difficulty his almost imperceptible spark of life had been screened and fanned into a dim and flickering flame.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
He snuggled Lovin Child close in his arms and held him there, and stared dim-eyed at the flickering shadows on the wall.Cabin Fever|B. M. Bower
I sat there, feeling very much alone, with Holaf watching me somberly, the only light a flickering amber from the fire.Valley of the Croen|Lee Tarbell
She could see him dimly now, under the street lamp that sent a faint, flickering light through the fog.An Episode Under the Terror|Honore de Balzac