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  Definition of flicker
  1. the act of moving back and forth
  2. North American woodpecker
  3. a momentary flash of light
  4. move back and forth very rapidly; "the candle flickered"
  5. flash intermittently; "The lights flicked on and off"
  6. shine unsteadily; "The candle flickered"
Similar Words: waver, flutter, spark, glint, flitter, quiver, flick

 

Hyponyms: yellow-shafted flicker, Colaptes auratus, yellowhammer, gilded flicker, Colaptes chrysoides, red-shafted flicker, Colaptes caper collaris

 

Member Meronyms: Colaptes, genus Colaptes

 

Derivational Morphology: waver, flitter, flutter, quiver, flit, fleet, dart, falter, fluctuate, vacillate, weave, glitter, glisten, glint, gleam, shine, spark, sparkle, flick, flap, flapping, fluttering

 

 
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