Textual thesaurus for "flick"

(noun) motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, film, pic, picture, picture show

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

(verb) click, snap

cause to make a snapping sound

snap your fingers

(verb) jerk

throw or toss with a quick motion

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

(verb) riffle, ruffle

twitch or flutter

the paper flicked

(verb) flip

cause to move with a flick

he flicked his Bic

(verb) thumb, leaf, flip, riff, riffle

look through a book or other written material

He thumbed through the report; She leafed through the volume

(verb) flicker

flash intermittently

The lights flicked on and off

(verb) flicker

shine unsteadily

The candle flickered