flick flick  /f ˈlɪk/


  1. (n) a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible)
  2. (n) a short stroke
  3. (n) a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement
  4. (v) flash intermittently
  5. (v) look through a book or other written material
  6. (v) cause to move with a flick
  7. (v) throw or toss with a quick motion
  8. (v) shine unsteadily
  9. (v) twitch or flutter
  10. (v) cause to make a snapping sound
  11. (v) touch or hit with a light, quick blow
  12. (v) remove with a flick (of the hand)


  1. It's a chick flick for the new world of Asian sexual cinema.
  2. BRAD PITT star of the new World War II film Inglourious Basterds, criticizing Valkyrie, a Nazi-themed flick that featured Tom Cruise as a Hitler assassin.
  3. As the crowd shrieks, Kyoko Kano, the elder of the slinky duo, dismisses the dancing girls with a flick of her green contact-lensed eyes.


  1. "Avengers" assemble for the start of Point Fish Fry and A Flick's 2013 lineup

    Point Fish Fry and A Flick announced Marvel's 2012 comic book magnum opus would start the fifth year of their outdoor movie series on Aug. 30.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: OnMilwaukee.com

  2. Flick: Who knew Arizona is now in Canada?

    FLICK LITE: Our latest listings, as offered by the readers and your own resident Lite Boy:
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Pantagraph

  3. Nathan Flick tries to sell stolen snakes at Hamburg Reptile Expo, police say

    A Centre County man was arrested for trying to sell off stolen snakes at the Northwestern Berks Reptile Show over the weekend. Nathan Flick admitted that the five snakes, worth about $7,100, were his but that he bought them from a man he didn't know for $800 on May 15. According to police, Flick tried to sell the stolen python snakes at the reptile show at the Hamburg Field House on Saturday ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey


  1. Cueto added: "Mathew Tait made a great initial break, and I think we got to within five metres of their line. There was an open blindside, Wilko (Jonny Wilkinson) managed to flick a pass to me and it was a case of just diving in. My gut instinct...
    on Oct 21, 2007 By: Mark Cueto Source: ITV.com

  2. Mr Swan told parliament the Rudd government was taking "a key step towards a 'tick and flick' system of pre-filled tax returns" by introducing the new system of standard deductions for those who choose to opt in.
    on May 11, 2010 By: Wayne Swan Source: The Australian

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