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Synonyms for flick
flɪk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flick(noun)

    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. flick(noun)

    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, flick(verb)

    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, flick(verb)

    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, riff(verb)

    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, flick(verb)

    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, flick(verb)

    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, flick(verb)

    shine unsteadily

    "The candle flickered"

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

  9. flick, ruffle, riffle(verb)

    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, flick(verb)

    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. flick(verb)

    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. flick(verb)

    remove with a flick (of the hand)

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

Wiktionary

  1. flick(noun)

    A short, quick movement, especially a brush, sweep, or flip.

    Synonyms:
    picture, fillip

  2. flick(noun)

    A motion picture; (in plural, usually preceded by the) movie theater, cinema.

    Synonyms:
    fillip, picture

  3. flick(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    picture, fillip

  4. flick(noun)

    Synonyms:
    fillip, picture

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    gesture, film, movie

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