HyperDic: flicker

English > 6 senses of the word flicker:
VERBmotionflicker, waver, flitter, flutter, quivermove back and forth very rapidly
weatherflicker, flickshine unsteadily
perceptionflicker, flickflash intermittently
NOUNeventflicker, spark, glinta momentary flash of light
animalflickerNorth American woodpecker
actflicker, waver, flutterthe act of moving back and forth
flicker > pronunciation
Soundsflih'ker
Rhymesacre / Acre ... Zocor: 182 rhymes with ker...
English > flicker: 6 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA momentary flash of light.
Synonymsspark, glint
BroaderflashA sudden intense burst of radiant energy
Spanishcentelleo
Verbsflickerflash intermittently
flickershine unsteadily
English > flicker: 6 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningNorth American woodpecker.
Member ofColaptes, genus ColaptesA genus of Picidae
Narrowergilded flicker, Colaptes chrysoidessouthwestern United States bird like the yellow-shafted flicker but lacking the red neck
red-shafted flicker, Colaptes caper collariswestern United States bird with red undersurface to wings and tail
yellow-shafted flicker, Colaptes auratus, yellowhammerlarge flicker of eastern North America with a red neck and yellow undersurface to wings and tail
Broaderwoodpecker, peckerwood, peckerbird with strong claws / claws and a stiff tail adapted for climbing and a hard chisel-like bill for boring into wood for insects
Spanishcarpintero campestre
English > flicker: 6 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of moving back and forth.
Synonymswaver, flutter
Broadermotion, movement, move, motilityA change of position that does not entail a change of location
Spanishparpadeo, pestañeo, vacilación
Catalanaleteig, parpelleig
Verbsflickermove back and forth very rapidly
English > flicker: 6 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningmove back and forth very rapidly.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Example"the candle flickered"
Synonymswaver, flitter, flutter, quiver
Broadermove back and forthMove in one direction and then into the opposite direction
Spanishaletear, estremecerse, ondear, oscilar, parpadear, revolotear, temblar, vacilar, vibrar
Catalanestremir-se, onejar, oscil·lar, trémer, tremolar, vacil·lar, vibrar
Nounsflickerthe act of moving back and forth
English > flicker: 6 senses > verb 2, weather
Meaningshine unsteadily.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelLights flicker on the horizon; The horizon is flickering with lights
Example"The candle flickered"
Synonymflick
Broadershine, beamemit light
Spanishagitarse, titilar
Nounsflickera momentary flash of light
English > flicker: 6 senses > verb 3, perception
Meaningflash intermittently.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymflick
Broaderflash, blink, wink, twinkle, winklegleam or glow intermittently
Spanishparpadear, titilar
Nounsflickera momentary flash of light

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