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Definition 1: a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where flick or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they went to a movie every Saturday night
  • the film was shot on location

Synonyms for flick in the sense of this definition

(flick is a kind of ...) an artifact that has been created by someone or some process

"they improve their product every year" "they export most of their agricultural production"

(flick is a kind of ...) a social event involving a public performance or entertainment

"they wanted to see some of the shows on Broadway"

(... is a kind of flick ) a film or TV program presenting the facts about a person or event

(... is a kind of flick ) a movie that shows ordinary people in actual activities without being controlled by a director

(... is a kind of flick ) a movie that is marked by a mood of pessimism, fatalism, menace, and cynical characters

"film noir was applied by French critics to describe American thriller or detective films in the 1940s"

(... is a kind of flick ) a pornographic movie

(... is a kind of flick ) the first print of a movie after preliminary editing

(... is a kind of flick ) a movie without a soundtrack

(... is a kind of flick ) a movie that apparently takes place at a slower than normal speed; achieved by taking the film at a faster rate

(... is a kind of flick ) a movie with synchronized speech and singing

(... is a kind of flick ) a movie with images having three dimensional form or appearance

(... is a kind of flick ) a play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing

(... is a kind of flick ) a brief film; often shown prior to showing the feature

(... is a kind of flick ) a movie featuring shooting and violence

(... is a kind of flick ) a movie that is advertised to draw customers

(... is a kind of flick ) a movie that juxtaposes different kinds of footage

(... is a kind of flick ) a film made at home by an amateur photographer

(... is a kind of flick ) the final edited version of a movie as approved by the director and producer

(... is a kind of flick ) the principal (full-length) film in a program at a movie theater

"the feature tonight is `Casablanca'"

(... is a kind of flick ) a movie that is made to be shown on television

(flick is a part of ...) film consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject in a movie

(flick is a part of ...) an entry on a list of persons who contributed to a film or written work

"the credits were given at the end of the film"

(flick is a part of ...) translation of foreign dialogue of a movie or TV program; usually displayed at the bottom of the screen

(flick is a part of ...) a list of acknowledgements of those who contributed to the creation of a film (usually run at the end of the film)

(flick is a part of ...) a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film

(flick is the domain which ... is member of) provide (movies) with a soundtrack of a foreign language

(flick is the domain which ... is member of) make (motion picture sound) exactly simultaneous with the action

"synchronize this film"

(flick is the domain which ... is member of) make a film or photograph of something

"take a scene" "shoot a movie"

(flick is the domain which ... is member of) record on videotape

(flick is the domain which ... is member of) shoot again

"We had to reshoot that scene 24 times"

Definition 2: a short stroke - [noun denoting communication]

(flick is a kind of ...) a mark made on a surface by a pen, pencil, or paintbrush

"she applied the paint in careful strokes"

Definition 3: a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible) - [noun denoting event]

Samples where flick or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he gave it a flick with his finger
  • he felt the flick of a whip

(flick is a kind of ...) the physical coming together of two or more things

"contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull"

Definition 4: remove with a flick (of the hand) - [verb of change]

(flick is a kind of ...) 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"

Definition 5: touch or hit with a light, quick blow - [verb of contact]

Samples where flick or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • flicked him with his hand

(flick is a kind of ...) touch lightly and briefly

"He brushed the wall lightly"

Definition 6: cause to make a snapping sound - [verb of contact]

Samples where flick or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • snap your fingers

Synonyms for flick in the sense of this definition

(flick is a kind of ...) move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

"He moved his hand slightly to the right"

Definition 7: throw or toss with a quick motion - [verb of contact]

Samples where flick or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • flick a piece of paper across the table
  • jerk his head

Synonyms for flick in the sense of this definition

(flick is a kind of ...) move with force

"He pushed the table into a corner"

Definition 8: twitch or flutter - [verb of contact]

Samples where flick or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the paper flicked

Synonyms for flick in the sense of this definition

(flick is a kind of ...) 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"

Definition 9: cause to move with a flick - [verb of motion]

Samples where flick or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he flicked his Bic

Synonyms for flick in the sense of this definition

(flick is a kind of ...) propel through the air

"throw a frisbee"

Definition 10: flash intermittently - [verb of perception]

Samples where flick or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The lights flicked on and off

Synonyms for flick in the sense of this definition

(flick is a kind of ...) gleam or glow intermittently

"The lights were flashing"

Definition 11: look through a book or other written material - [verb of perception]

Samples where flick or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He thumbed through the report
  • She leafed through the volume

Synonyms for flick in the sense of this definition

(flick is a kind of ...) examine or consider with attention and in detail

"Please peruse this report at your leisure"

Definition 12: shine unsteadily - [verb of weather]

Samples where flick or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The candle flickered

Synonyms for flick in the sense of this definition

(flick is a kind of ...) emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light

"The sun shone bright that day" "The fire beamed on their faces"

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