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Noun flick has 2 senses
  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"
    --1 is a kind of
    contact, impinging, striking
    Derived form: verb flick4
  2. 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 a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement; "they went to a movie every Saturday night"; "the film was shot on location"
    --2 is a kind of show
    --2 has parts:
     sequence, episode; credit; subtitle, caption; credits; scene, shot
    --2 has particulars:
     feature, feature film; final cut; home movie; collage film; coming attraction; shoot-'em-up; short subject; documentary, docudrama, documentary film, infotainment; cinema verite; peepshow; rough cut; silent movie, silent picture, silents; slow motion; talking picture, talkie; three-D, 3-D, 3D
Verb flick has 9 senses
  1. flicker, flick - flash intermittently; "The lights flicked on and off"
    --1 is one way to flash, blink, wink, twinkle, winkle
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  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"
    --2 is one way to peruse
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. flip, flick - cause to move with a flick; "he flicked his Bic"
    --3 is one way to throw
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. jerk, flick - throw or toss with a quick motion; "flick a piece of paper across the table"; "jerk his head"
    --4 is one way to push, force
    Derived form: noun flick1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
  5. flicker, flick - shine unsteadily; "The candle flickered"
    --5 is one way to shine, beam
    Sample sentences:
    Lights flick on the horizon
    The horizon is flicking with lights
  6. flick, ruffle, riffle - twitch or flutter; "the paper flicked"
    --6 is one way to move, displace
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  7. snap, click, flick - cause to make a snapping sound; "snap your fingers"
    --7 is one way to move
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  8. flick - touch or hit with a light, quick blow; "flicked him with his hand"
    --8 is one way to
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  9. flick - remove with a flick (of the hand, for example)
    --9 is one way to
    remove, take, take away, withdraw
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
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