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f lik

  • n  a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible)
    he gave it a flick with his finger
    he felt the flick of a whip
  • n  a short stroke
  • n  a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement
  • v  flash intermittently
    The lights flicked on and off
  • v  look through a book or other written material
  • v  cause to move with a flick
    he flicked his Bic
  • v  throw or toss with a quick motion
    flick a piece of paper across the table
  • v  shine unsteadily
    The candle flickered
  • v  twitch or flutter
    the paper flicked
  • v  cause to make a snapping sound
  • v  touch or hit with a light, quick blow
    flicked him with his hand
  • v  remove with a flick (of the hand)

  • It's a chick flick for the new world of Asian sexual cinema.
  • 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.
  • 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.
News & Articles

  • Flick: Who knew Arizona is now in Canada?
    FLICK LITE: Our latest listings, as offered by the readers and your own resident Lite Boy:
    June 12, 2013 - The Pantagraph
  • Avengersassemble 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.
    June 12, 2013 - OnMilwaukee.com
  • 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 ...
    June 10, 2013 - WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Quotes

  • Mark Cueto in ITV.com
    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...
  • Wayne Swan in The Australian
    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.

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