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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flick  \Flick\,  v.  t. 
  To  throw,  snap,  or  toss  with  a  jerk;  to  flirt;  as  to  flick  a 
  whiplash. 
 
  Rude  boys  were  flicking  butter  pats  across  chaos. 
  --Kipling. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flick  \Flick\,  n.  [See  {Flick},  v.  t.] 
  A  light  quick  stroke  or  blow,  esp.  with  something  pliant;  a 
  flirt;  also  the  sound  made  by  such  a  blow. 
 
  She  actually  took  the  whip  out  of  his  hand  and  gave  a 
  flick  to  the  pony.  --Mrs.  Humphry 
  Ward. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flick  \Flick\,  n. 
  A  flitch;  as  a  flick  of  bacon. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Flick  \Flick\  (fl[i^]k),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Flicked} 
  (fl[i^]kt);  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Flicking}.]  [Cf.  Flicker.] 
  To  whip  lightly  or  with  a  quick  jerk;  to  flap;  as  to  flick  a 
  horse;  to  flick  the  dirt  from  boots.  --Thackeray. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  flick 
  n  1:  a  light  sharp  contact  (usually  with  something  flexible);  "he 
  gave  it  a  flick  with  his  finger"  or  "he  felt  the  flick 
  of  a  whip" 
  2:  a  form  of  entertainment  that  enacts  a  story  by  a  sequence  of 
  images  giving  the  illusion  of  continuous  movement;  "they 
  went  to  a  movie  every  Saturday  night";  "the  film  was  shot 
  on  location"  [syn:  {movie},  {film},  {picture},  {moving 
  picture},  {motion  picture},  {picture  show}] 
  v  1:  flash  intermittently;  "The  lights  flicked  on  and  off"  [syn: 
  {flicker}] 
  2:  look  through  a  book  or  other  written  material;  "He  thumbed 
  through  the  report";  "She  leafed  through  the  volume"  [syn: 
  {flip},  {thumb},  {riffle},  {leaf},  {riff}] 
  3:  cause  to  move  with  a  flick  [syn:  {flip}] 
  4:  throw  or  toss  with  a  quick  motion;  "flick  a  piece  of  paper 
  across  the  table";  "jerk  his  head"  [syn:  {jerk},  {flip}] 
  5:  shine  unsteadily;  "The  candle  flickered"  [syn:  {flicker}] 
  6:  twitch  or  flutter;  "the  paper  flicked"  [syn:  {ruffle},  {riffle}] 
  7:  cause  to  make  a  snapping  sound;  of  fingers  [syn:  {snap},  {click}] 
  8:  touch  or  hit  with  a  light,  quick  blow;  "flicked  him  with  his 
  hand"  [syn:  {strike}] 
  9:  move  with  a  flick  [syn:  {flip}] 
  10:  remove  with  a  flick  (of  the  hand,  for  example) 




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