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flick

flick

 
pronunciation:
flIk
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a sharp, light snap or blow.
With a flick of his finger, he sent the coin flying across the room.The flick of the whip made the camel move faster.
similar words:
brush
definition 2: a swift, jerky movement.
The puppy watched the back-and-forth flick of the cat's tail.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: flicked, flicking, flicks
definition 1: to hit or get rid of with a sharp, light blow.
She flicked the spider off her notebook.
definition 2: to move with a sharp or jerky motion.
The deer flicked its ears.She flicked the television off.