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1. flicker

verb. ['ˈflɪkɝ'] move back and forth very rapidly.

Synonyms

  • flitter
  • waver
  • flutter
  • move back and forth

Antonyms

  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend
  • go

Etymology

  • flikeren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flicerian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Flicker

  • mcvicker
  • mcvicar
  • macvicar
  • stricker
  • redicker
  • zwicker
  • whicker
  • sticker
  • snicker
  • slicker
  • schricker
  • schlicker
  • schlicher
  • quicker
  • fricker
  • clicker
  • bricker
  • zycher
  • wicker
  • vicker
  • vicar
  • ticker
  • thicker
  • sicker
  • schicker
  • ricker
  • picker
  • liquor
  • knicker
  • kicker

How do you pronounce flicker?

Pronounce flicker as ˈflɪkər.

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Sentences with flicker


1. Noun, singular or mass
Kids can watch the candle flicker and think of ways to keep their own internal light going.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Magnetic ballasts can be bothersome to some people because they flicker upwards of 120 times per second.

Quotes about flicker


1. But you can build a future out of anything. A scrap, a flicker. The desire to go forward, slowly, one foot at a time. You can build an airy city out of ruins.
- Lauren Oliver, Pandemonium

2. My life is but a firefly’s flicker, so I’d better use my brief moment to light up the darkness that covers her path.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. The WandererWhat is she like?I was told—she is amelancholy soul.She is likethe sun to the night;a momentary gold.A star when dimmedby dawning light;the flicker ofa candle blown.A lonely kitelost in flight—someone oncehad flown.
- Lang Leav, Love & Misadventure

2. flicker

noun. ['ˈflɪkɝ'] a momentary flash of light.

Synonyms

  • spark
  • flash

Antonyms

  • descend
  • linger
  • recede

Etymology

  • flikeren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flicerian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. flicker

noun. ['ˈflɪkɝ'] the act of moving back and forth.

Synonyms

  • motion
  • motility
  • waver
  • move
  • flutter

Antonyms

  • opening
  • retreat
  • boo
  • moving

Etymology

  • flikeren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flicerian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. flicker

verb. ['ˈflɪkɝ'] flash intermittently.

Synonyms

  • flick
  • wink
  • twinkle
  • flash
  • winkle

Antonyms

  • rise
  • precede
  • advance
  • rush

Etymology

  • flikeren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flicerian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. flicker

noun. ['ˈflɪkɝ'] North American woodpecker.

Synonyms

  • Colaptes auratus
  • red-shafted flicker
  • yellowhammer
  • Colaptes
  • peckerwood
  • gilded flicker
  • Colaptes caper collaris
  • genus Colaptes
  • pecker
  • Colaptes chrysoides
  • yellow-shafted flicker

Antonyms

  • nonmoving
  • immobility
  • immotility
  • devoice

Etymology

  • flikeren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flicerian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. flicker

verb. ['ˈflɪkɝ'] shine unsteadily.

Synonyms

  • shine
  • flick

Antonyms

  • enter
  • hop out
  • push

Etymology

  • flikeren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • flicerian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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