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  Definition of flick
  1. a form of entertainment that enacts a story by a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
  2. a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible); "he gave it a flick with his finger"; "he felt the flick of a whip"
  3. remove with a flick (of the hand, for example)
  4. touch or hit with a light, quick blow; "flicked him with his hand"
  5. cause to make a snapping sound; "snap your fingers"
  6. throw or toss with a quick motion; "flick a piece of paper across the table"; "jerk his head"
  7. twitch or flutter; "the paper flicked"
  8. cause to move with a flick; "he flicked his Bic"
  9. look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume"
  10. flash intermittently; "The lights flicked on and off"
  11. shine unsteadily; "The candle flickered"
Similar Words: movie, film, picture, moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, motion-picture show, picture show, pic, snap, click, jerk, ruffle, riffle, flip, thumb, leaf, riff, flicker

 

Hyponyms: feature, feature film, final cut, home movie, collage film, coming attraction, shoot-'em-up, short subject, documentary, docudrama, documentary film, infotainment, cinema verite, peepshow, rough cut, silent movie, silent picture, silents, slow motion, talking picture, talkie, three-D, 3-D, 3D

 

Derivational Morphology: film, shoot, take, jerk, snap, cracker, snapper, cracker bonbon, jerking, jolt, pass, toss, flip, leaf, folio, flicker, spark, glint

 

 
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