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  Words related to flick

Related / Similar Words: movie, film, picture, moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, motion-picture show, picture show, pic, snap, click, jerk, ruffle, riffle, flip, thumb, leaf, riff, flicker

 

Definition:
  • 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";
  • a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible); "he gave it a flick with his finger"; "he felt the flick of a whip";
  • remove with a flick (of the hand, for example);
  • touch or hit with a light, quick blow; "flicked him with his hand";
  • cause to make a snapping sound; "snap your fingers";
  • throw or toss with a quick motion; "flick a piece of paper across the table"; "jerk his head";
  • twitch or flutter; "the paper flicked";
  • cause to move with a flick; "he flicked his Bic";
  • look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume";
  • flash intermittently; "The lights flicked on and off";
  • shine unsteadily; "The candle flickered";

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    Hyponyms: 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

     

    Derivational Morphology: film, shoot, take, jerk, snap, cracker, snapper, cracker bonbon, jerking, jolt, pass, toss, flip, leaf, folio, flicker, spark, glint

     

     
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