HyperDic: flick

English > 12 senses of the word flick:
VERBperceptionflick, flickerflash intermittently
perceptionflick, flip, thumb, riffle, leaf, rifflook through a book or other written material
motionflick, flipcause to move with a flick
contactflick, jerkthrow or toss with a quick motion
weatherflick, flickershine unsteadily
contactflick, ruffle, riffletwitch / twitch or flutter
contactflick, snap, clickcause to make a snapping sound
contactflicktouch or hit with a light, quick blow
changeflickremove with a flick (of the hand)
NOUNeventflicka light sharp contact (usually with something flexible)
communicationflicka short stroke
communicationflick, movie, film, picture, moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, motion-picture show, picture show, pica form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement
flick > pronunciation
Soundsflih'k
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > flick: 12 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA light sharp contact (usually with something flexible).
Examples
  • "he gave it a flick with his finger"
  • "he felt the flick of a whip"
Broadercontact, impinging, strikingThe physical coming together of two or more things
Verbsflickthrow or toss with a quick motion
English > flick: 12 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA short stroke.
BroaderstrokeA mark made on a surface by a pen, pencil, or paintbrush
English > flick: 12 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement.
Synonymsmovie, film, picture, moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, motion-picture show, picture show, pic
Category ofdubProvide (movies) with a soundtrack of a foreign language
film, shoot, takemake a film or photograph of something
reshootshoot again
synchronize, synchronisemake (motion picture sound) exactly simultaneous with the action
videotape, taperecord on videotape
PartscreditAn entry on a list of persons who contributed to a film or written work
creditsA list of acknowledgements of those who contributed to the creation of a film (usually run at the end of the film)
scene, shotA consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film
sequence, episodefilm consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject / subject in a movie
subtitle, captiontranslation of foreign dialogue of a movie or TV program
Narrowercinema veriteA movie that shows ordinary people in actual activities without being controlled by a director
collage filmA movie that juxtaposes different kinds of footage
coming attractionA movie that is advertised to draw customers
documentary, docudrama, documentary film, infotainmentA film or TV program presenting the facts / facts about a person or event
feature, feature filmThe principal (full-length) film in a program at a movie theater
film noirA movie that is marked by a mood of pessimism, fatalism, menace, and cynical characters
final cutThe final / final edited version of a movie as approved by the director and producer
home movieA film made at home by an amateur photographer
musical, musical comedy, musical theaterA play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing
rough cutThe first print of a movie after preliminary editing
shoot-'em-upA movie featuring shooting and violence
short subjectA brief film
silent movie, silent picture, silentsA movie without a soundtrack
skin flickA pornographic movie
slow motionA movie that apparently takes place at a slower than normal speed
talking picture, talkieA movie with synchronized speech and singing / singing
telefilmA movie that is made to be shown on television
three-D, 3-D, 3DA movie with images having three dimensional form or appearance
Broaderproduct, productionAn artifact that has been created by someone or some process
showA social event involving a public performance or entertainment
Spanishcine, filme, film, película, producción
Catalanfilm, pel·lícula, producció
English > flick: 12 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaningflash intermittently.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The lights flicked on and off"
Synonymflicker
Broaderflash, blink, wink, twinkle, winklegleam or glow intermittently
Spanishparpadear, titilar
English > flick: 12 senses > verb 2, perception
Meaninglook through a book or other written material.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymsflip, thumb, riffle, leaf, riff
BroaderperuseExamine or consider with attention and in detail
English > flick: 12 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningCause to move with a flick.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"he flicked his Bic"
Synonymflip
BroaderthrowPropel through the air
Spanisharrojar, lanzar, tirar
Catalanllançar, llençar, tirar
English > flick: 12 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningThrow or toss with a quick motion.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Example"flick a piece of paper across the table"
Synonymjerk
Broaderpush, forceMove with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"
Spanishsacudir
Nounsflicka light sharp contact (usually with something flexible)
English > flick: 12 senses > verb 5, weather
Meaningshine unsteadily.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelLights flick on the horizon; The horizon is flicking with lights
Example"The candle flickered"
Synonymflicker
Broadershine, beamemit light
Spanishagitarse, titilar
English > flick: 12 senses > verb 6, contact
Meaningtwitch / twitch or flutter.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"the paper flicked"
Synonymsruffle, riffle
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Spanishagitarse, encrespar, hojear
English > flick: 12 senses > verb 7, contact
MeaningCause to make a snapping sound.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymssnap, click
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanishchasquear
Catalanfer petar
English > flick: 12 senses > verb 8, contact
Meaningtouch or hit with a light, quick blow.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"flicked him with his hand"
Broaderbrushtouch lightly and briefly
Spanishtopar
English > flick: 12 senses > verb 9, change
MeaningRemove with a flick (of the hand) .
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Catalancopejar

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