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Overview of noun flick

The noun flick has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) flick

(a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible); "he gave it a flick with his finger"; "he felt the flick of a whip")

2. flick

(a short stroke)

3. movie, film, picture, moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, motion-picture show, picture show, pic, flick

(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")


Overview of verb flick

The verb flick has 9 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (1) flicker, flick

(flash intermittently; "The lights flicked on and off")

2. (1) flick, flip, thumb, riffle, leaf, riff

(look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume")

3. (1) flip, flick

(cause to move with a flick; "he flicked his Bic")

4. (1) jerk, flick

(throw or toss with a quick motion; "flick a piece of paper across the table"; "jerk his head")

5. flicker, flick

(shine unsteadily; "The candle flickered")

6. flick, ruffle, riffle

(twitch or flutter; "the paper flicked")

7. snap, click, flick

(cause to make a snapping sound; "snap your fingers")

8. flick

(touch or hit with a light, quick blow; "flicked him with his hand")

9. flick

(remove with a flick (of the hand))

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