Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun flick

3 senses of flick

Sense 1
flick -- (a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible); "he gave it a flick with his finger"; "he felt the flick of a whip")
       => contact, impinging, striking -- (the physical coming together of two or more things; "contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull")

Sense 2
flick -- (a short stroke)
       => stroke -- (a mark made on a surface by a pen, pencil, or paintbrush; "she applied the paint in careful strokes")

Sense 3
movie, film, picture, moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, motion-picture show, picture show, pic, flick -- (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")
       => show -- (a social event involving a public performance or entertainment; "they wanted to see some of the shows on Broadway")
       => product, production -- (an artifact that has been created by someone or some process; "they improve their product every year"; "they export most of their agricultural production")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb flick

9 senses of flick

Sense 1
flicker, flick -- (flash intermittently; "The lights flicked on and off")
       => flash, blink, wink, twinkle, winkle -- (gleam or glow intermittently; "The lights were flashing")

Sense 2
flick, flip, thumb, riffle, leaf, riff -- (look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume")
       => peruse -- (examine or consider with attention and in detail; "Please peruse this report at your leisure")

Sense 3
flip, flick -- (cause to move with a flick; "he flicked his Bic")
       => throw -- (propel through the air; "throw a frisbee")

Sense 4
jerk, flick -- (throw or toss with a quick motion; "flick a piece of paper across the table"; "jerk his head")
       => push, force -- (move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner")

Sense 5
flicker, flick -- (shine unsteadily; "The candle flickered")
       => shine, beam -- (emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light; "The sun shone bright that day"; "The fire beamed on their faces")

Sense 6
flick, ruffle, riffle -- (twitch or flutter; "the paper flicked")
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

Sense 7
snap, click, flick -- (cause to make a snapping sound; "snap your fingers")
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Sense 8
flick -- (touch or hit with a light, quick blow; "flicked him with his hand")
       => brush -- (touch lightly and briefly; "He brushed the wall lightly")

Sense 9
flick -- (remove with a flick (of the hand))
       => remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment")

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