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flick

flick

 
pronunciation:
flIk
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a sharp, light blow or stroke, as with a finger, brush, whip, or the like.
similar words:
brush
definition 2: the sound of such a blow or stroke.
definition 3: a swift, jerky movement.
a flick of the tail
similar words:
flit
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: flicked, flicking, flicks
definition 1: to strike or remove with a sharp, light blow or stroke.
He flicked a spider off his sleeve.
definition 2: to move with a sharp or jerky motion.
The deer flicked its ears.She flicked the television off.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to move sharply or quickly; flutter.
His eyes flicked back and forth.She flicked through the pages of the book.