English synonyms about - contact  

flick

noun

1 flick

A light sharp contact (usually with something flexible).

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2 flick

A short stroke.

3 flick

A form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement.

synonyms: film, motion-picture show, motion picture, movie, moving-picture show, moving picture, pic, picture, picture show.

Dutch: film, rolprent
Polish: obraz, film

verb

1 flick

Flash intermittently:
— The lights flicked on and off.

synonym: flicker.

2 flick

Look through a book or other written material.

synonyms: flip, leaf, riff, riffle, thumb.

Dutch: bladeren

3 flick

Cause to move with a flick:
— He flicked his Bic.

synonym: flip.

4 flick

Throw or toss with a quick motion:
— Flick a piece of paper across the table.

synonym: jerk.

5 flick

Shine unsteadily:
— The candle flickered.

synonym: flicker.

6 flick

Twitch or flutter:
— The paper flicked.

synonyms: riffle, ruffle.

7 flick

Cause to make a snapping sound.

synonyms: click, snap.

8 flick

Touch or hit with a light, quick blow.

9 flick

Remove with a flick (of the hand).


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