Associations to the word «Flick»


FLICK, noun. A short, quick movement, especially a brush, sweep, or flip.
FLICK, noun. (informal) A motion picture; (in plural, usually preceded by "the") movie theater, cinema.
FLICK, noun. (fencing) A cut that lands with the point, often involving a whip of the foible of the blade to strike at a concealed target.
FLICK, noun. (tennis) A powerful underarm volley shot.
FLICK, noun. The act of pressing a place on a touch screen device.
FLICK, noun. A flitch.
FLICK, verb. To move or hit (something) with a short, quick motion.
FLICK KNIFE, noun. (British) A type of knife which has the blade mounted on a pivot so that it can fold back sideways into the handle when not in use, but can flick out straight, usually with a spring-loaded mechanism, when required. Such a knife is almost always used as a weapon.
FLICK KNIVES, noun. Plural of flick knife
FLICK OFF, verb. (informal) To insult (someone) by showing them the back of one's fist with the middle finger extended.
FLICK OFF, verb. (vulgar) (slang) To masturbate (a woman) by flicking her clitoris with one's finger or fingers.
FLICK OVER, verb. (intransitive) To change channels on a television
FLICK THE BEAN, verb. (idiomatic) To masturbate by stimulating the clitoris.
FLICK THROUGH, verb. (transitive) To browse rapidly.

Dictionary definition

FLICK, noun. A light sharp contact (usually with something flexible); "he gave it a flick with his finger"; "he felt the flick of a whip".
FLICK, noun. A short stroke.
FLICK, noun. A form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location".
FLICK, verb. Flash intermittently; "The lights flicked on and off".
FLICK, verb. Look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume".
FLICK, verb. Cause to move with a flick; "he flicked his Bic".
FLICK, verb. Throw or toss with a quick motion; "flick a piece of paper across the table"; "jerk his head".
FLICK, verb. Shine unsteadily; "The candle flickered".
FLICK, verb. Twitch or flutter; "the paper flicked".
FLICK, verb. Cause to make a snapping sound; "snap your fingers".
FLICK, verb. Touch or hit with a light, quick blow; "flicked him with his hand".
FLICK, verb. Remove with a flick (of the hand).

Wise words

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Oliver Wendell Holmes