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Synonyms for flick
flɪkflick

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Wiktionary

  1. flicknoun

    Synonyms:
    picture, fillip

  2. flicknoun

    To move or hit (something) with a short, quick motion.

    Synonyms:
    fillip, picture

  3. flicknoun

    The act of pressing a place on a touch screen device.

    Synonyms:
    picture, fillip

  4. flicknoun

    A cut that lands with the point, often involving a whip of the foible of the blade to strike at a concealed target.

    Synonyms:
    fillip, picture

Princeton's WordNet

  1. flicknoun

    a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible)

    "he gave it a flick with his finger"; "he felt the flick of a whip"

    Synonyms:
    moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, film, picture show, motion-picture show, movie, pic, picture

  2. flicknoun

    a short stroke

    Synonyms:
    moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, film, picture show, motion-picture show, movie, pic, picture

  3. movie, film, picture, moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, motion-picture show, picture show, pic, flickverb

    a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement

    "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"

    Synonyms:
    delineation, cinema, moving-picture show, impression, motion-picture show, scene, mental picture, characterisation, movie, ikon, icon, pic, exposure, pictorial matter, image, photograph, plastic film, word-painting, photo, depiction, painting, characterization, video, word picture, film, motion picture, photographic film, picture show, moving picture, picture, celluloid

  4. flicker, flickverb

    flash intermittently

    "The lights flicked on and off"

    Synonyms:
    jerk, waver, leaf, thumb, flicker, flip, ruffle, snap, riff, flutter, quiver, flitter, click, riffle

  5. flick, flip, thumb, riffle, leaf, riffverb

    look through a book or other written material

    "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume"

    Synonyms:
    thumb, pitch, throw, twitch, click, toss, flip over, switch, turn over, riff, leaf, tack, alternate, riffle, flip, ripple, interchange, snap, flip-flop, flip out, flicker, hitch, ruffle, finger, jerk, cockle, sky, hitchhike, undulate

  6. flip, flickverb

    cause to move with a flick

    "he flicked his Bic"

    Synonyms:
    thumb, pitch, throw, twitch, interchange, toss, flip over, turn over, riff, leaf, tack, alternate, riffle, ruffle, flicker, flip-flop, flip, flip out, switch, jerk, sky, snap, click

  7. jerk, flickverb

    throw or toss with a quick motion

    "flick a piece of paper across the table"; "jerk his head"

    Synonyms:
    jerk, hitch, yank, thumb, flicker, flip, buck, ruffle, twitch, riff, snap, leaf, click, riffle

  8. flicker, flickverb

    shine unsteadily

    "The candle flickered"

    Synonyms:
    jerk, waver, leaf, thumb, flicker, flip, ruffle, snap, riff, flutter, quiver, flitter, click, riffle

  9. flick, ruffle, riffleverb

    twitch or flutter

    "the paper flicked"

    Synonyms:
    thumb, ripple, tittup, click, sashay, swagger, riff, leaf, cock, riffle, pleat, mix, flip, ruffle up, shuffle, snap, fluff, strut, flicker, ruffle, mess up, jerk, prance, cockle, rumple, undulate

  10. snap, click, flickverb

    cause to make a snapping sound

    "snap your fingers"

    Synonyms:
    thumb, ruffle, flip, snatch up, click, sink in, shoot, dawn, tear, tick, break down, come home, crack, snarl, penetrate, photograph, chatter, get through, flicker, riffle, lose it, snap, bust, fall into place, cluck, snatch, riff, leaf, jerk, get across, rupture, clack

  11. flickverb

    touch or hit with a light, quick blow

    "flicked him with his hand"

    Synonyms:
    leaf, jerk, flicker, flip, ruffle, snap, riff, thumb, click, riffle

  12. flickverb

    remove with a flick (of the hand)

    Synonyms:
    leaf, jerk, flicker, flip, ruffle, snap, riff, thumb, click, riffle

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "flick":

    gesture, film, movie

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How to use flick in a sentence?

  1. Chuck Schumer:

    Borrowers don't just need their debts paused ; they need them erased, with the flick of a pen, President Biden could provide millions upon millions of student loan borrowers a new lease on life.

  2. Christian Bale:

    I was asked to do a romantic comedy recently and I thought they ’d lost their minds, i don’t know why anyone would ever offer me a romantic comedy, Christian Bale continued. CHRISTIAN BALE UNRECOGNIZABLE IN FIRST PICS AS DICK CHENEY FOR LATEST BIOPIC ROLE But Christian Bale said thought the 2000 flick American Psycho was very funny, referring to Christian Bale breakout leading role in which Christian Bale played Patrick Bateman, a rich New York investment banker with an urge to kill. The movie is based on Bret Easton Ellis ’ 1992 novel of the same name. The Oscar winner described.

  3. Tristan Harris:

    You have a supercomputer pointed at your brain, it's a race between Facebook's voodoo doll, where you flick your finger and they predict what to show you next, and Google's voodoo doll.

  4. Kevin Sorbo:

    I think you are going to see a turning point; you can see that happening in our politics right now, i think people are so fed up with the status quo. Sorbo's latest faith-based flick Joseph and Mary, out on DVD July 5th, focuses on the story of Joseph.

  5. Jia Montanez:

    I still can't believe it. Just like that. A flick of a switch,my whole life turned upside down.


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