flick

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A short, quick movement, especially a brush, sweep, or flip

She gave a disdainful flick of her hair and marched out of the room.

To move (something) with a short, quick motion

With a flick of the wrist.

A cut that lands with the point, often involving a whip of the foible of the blade to strike at a concealed target
A motion picture; (in plural, usually preceded by "the") movie theater, cinema

Want to go to the flicks tonight?.

If you flick a switch, or flick an electrical appliance on or off, you press the switch sharply so that it moves into a different position and works the equipment. He flicked a light-switch on the wall beside the door Sam was flicking a flashlight on and off
If you flick something away, or off something else, you remove it with a quick movement of your hand or finger. Shirley flicked a speck of fluff from the sleeve of her black suit Alan stretched out his hand and flicked the letter away
touch or hit with a light, quick blow; "flicked him with his hand"
A rapid movement of the wings An unreceptive female Drosophila uses flicks when rejecting the male during courtship Males also use wing flicks directed at other males that try to court them
A cut that lands with the point, often involving some whip of the foible of the blade to strike at a concealed target
To throw, snap, or toss with a jerk; to flirt; as, to flick a whiplash
forehand
with something pliant; a flirt; also, the sound made by such a blow
A sharp quick kick backward with a pointed toe and a bent knee
Cinema (as a form of entertainment)
If you flick through a book or magazine, you turn its pages quickly, for example to get a general idea of its contents or to look for a particular item. If you flick through television channels, you continually change channels very quickly, for example using a remote control. She was flicking through some magazines on a table Flick is also a noun. I thought I'd have a quick flick through some recent issues. A movie
A flitch; as, a flick of bacon
remove with a flick (of the hand, for example)
What Kelli, Anthony, Andrew, Ewen, Kamini, Sally, and Chris gave BioHazard (Although the prodigal Anthony-san and Big Daddy Chris have returned now It's like an addiction - you think you're over it, but then you try it one more time, "for old times' sake", and you're hooked again )
A quick wrist and forearm rotation that surprises an opponent by changing an apparently soft shot into a faster passing one; used primarily on the serve and at the net
If you flick something such as a whip or a towel, or flick something with it, you hold one end of it and move your hand quickly up and then forward, so that the other end moves. He helped her up before flicking the reins She sighed and flicked a dishcloth at the counter Flick is also a noun. a flick of the whip
{f} hit lightly; slap lightly; remove by quickly brushing away; make a quick movement of the fingers
shine unsteadily; "The candle flickered"
remove with a flick (of the hand, for example) touch or hit with a light, quick blow; "flicked him with his hand"
If something flicks in a particular direction, or if someone flicks it, it moves with a short, sudden movement. His tongue flicked across his lips He flicked his cigarette out of the window. Flick is also a noun. a flick of a paintbrush
a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible); "he gave it a flick with his finger"; "he felt the flick of a whip"
A light quick stroke or blow, esp
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"
To whip lightly or with a quick jerk; to flap; as, to flick a horse; to flick the dirt from boots
look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume
flash intermittently; "The lights flicked on and off"
a cut that lands with the point, often involving some whip of the foible of the blade to "throw" the point around a block or other obstruction
A cut-like action that lands with the point, often involving some whip of the foible of the blade to "throw" the point around a block or other obstruction
throw or toss with a quick motion; "flick a piece of paper across the table"; "jerk his head"
To raise the ball from the ground into the air with a quick movement of the stick The ball must not rise more than 18 inches above the playing surface Also used as a noun
Sharp, quick kick backwards with a pointed toe and a flexed knee
A forceful movement of the blade executed from the wrist which lightly touches your opponent Sneered upon in modern fencing but still legal
cause to make a snapping sound; "snap your fingers"
a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible); "he gave it a flick with his finger"; "he felt the flick of a whip" remove with a flick (of the hand, for example) touch or hit with a light, quick blow; "flicked him with his hand" twitch or flutter; "the paper flicked" look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume
{i} tap, light slap; light sharp sound; quick movement (as of the fingers); film, movie, motion picture (Slang)
A pushed ball that is raised off the ground
twitch or flutter; "the paper flicked"
look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume"
cause to move with a flick; "he flicked his Bic"
flick knife
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
plural form of flick knife
flick off
To masturbate (a woman) by flicking her clitoris with one's finger or fingers
flick off
To insult (someone) by showing them the back of one's fist with the middle finger extended
flick the bean
To masturbate by stimulating the clitoris
flick-knife
Alternative spelling of flick knife
flick through
Look quickly through (a book, magazine, etc.)
flick knife
a knife with a blade inside the handle that moves quickly into position when you press a button American Equivalent: switchblade
flick knife
(British) switchblade, spring operated pocket knife which is opened by pushing a button on its handle
flick through
{f} turn the pages of printed publication (obook, magazine) quickly
flick-knife
A flick-knife is a knife with a blade in the handle that springs out when a button is pressed
flick-knife
a knife with the blade hidden in the handle; the blade springs out when a button is pressed
flesh flick
A pornographic movie
chick flick
A film, usually about romances, which is popular with females and comparatively unpopular with males
kick and a flick for being so quick
The response to a pinch and a punch for the first of the month
kiddie flick
A feature film movie aimed at young children
skin flick
A pornographic film

Trading is scheduled to begin next month in the shares of another purveyor of erotica, Olympia Press; its latest skin flick, Barbara, cost $32,000 to make, grossed $11,700 in its second week in Manhattan and is scheduled for national distribution.

skin-flick
Of or pertaining to one or more skin flicks (pornographic motion pictures)

The defendant was Mature Enterprises Inc., operator of the World, a Manhattan skin-flick theater charged with promoting obscenity by showing the highly publicized Deep Throat..

chick flick
A movie considered to appeal mainly to women, displaying more of a focus on romance or relationships
give it the flick
(deyim) (Aus) Throw away something useless or broken
Friedrich Flick
born July 10, 1883, Ernsdorf, near Bonn, Ger. died July 20, 1972, near Lake Constance, Switzerland German industrialist. Before World War II he built an industrial empire that included iron-ore and coal mines, steel mills, trucks, airplanes, and munitions. He became Adolf Hitler's biggest industrial supplier, and at the Nürnberg trials he was convicted of using slave labour in his mines and plants. Though much of his empire was confiscated, he later amassed another fortune in coal and steel, and at the time of his death was probably West Germany's wealthiest man
To flick
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chick flick
A chick flick is a romantic film that is not very serious and is intended to appeal to women
flicked
past of flick
flicking
present participle of flick
flicks
{i} (U.K. Slang) movies, cinema; rapid unintentional fixation motions of the eye of 5 to 10 minutes of arc (Medicine)
flicks
third-person singular of flick
flick
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