Synonyms for flick

Synonyms for (noun) flick

Synonyms: motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, film, flick, pic, picture, picture show

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

Usage: they went to a movie every Saturday night; the film was shot on location

Similar words: product, production

Definition: an artifact that has been created by someone or some process

Usage: they improve their product every year; they export most of their agricultural production


Similar words: show

Definition: a social event involving a public performance or entertainment

Usage: they wanted to see some of the shows on Broadway


Synonyms: flick

Definition: a short stroke

Similar words: stroke

Definition: a mark made on a surface by a pen, pencil, or paintbrush

Usage: she applied the paint in careful strokes


Synonyms: flick

Definition: a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible)

Usage: he gave it a flick with his finger; he felt the flick of a whip

Similar words: impinging, striking, contact

Definition: the physical coming together of two or more things

Usage: contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull

Synonyms for (verb) flick

Synonyms: flick

Definition: remove with a flick (of the hand)

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away

Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

Usage: 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


Synonyms: flick

Definition: touch or hit with a light, quick blow

Usage: flicked him with his hand

Similar words: brush

Definition: touch lightly and briefly

Usage: He brushed the wall lightly


Synonyms: flick, click, snap

Definition: cause to make a snapping sound

Usage: snap your fingers

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right


Synonyms: jerk, flick

Definition: throw or toss with a quick motion

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

Similar words: push, force

Definition: move with force, "He pushed the table into a corner"


Synonyms: flick, riffle, ruffle

Definition: twitch or flutter

Usage: the paper flicked

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant


Synonyms: flick, flip

Definition: cause to move with a flick

Usage: he flicked his Bic

Similar words: throw

Definition: propel through the air

Usage: throw a frisbee


Synonyms: thumb, leaf, flick, flip, riff, riffle

Definition: look through a book or other written material

Usage: He thumbed through the report; She leafed through the volume

Similar words: peruse

Definition: examine or consider with attention and in detail

Usage: Please peruse this report at your leisure


Synonyms: flick, flicker

Definition: flash intermittently

Usage: The lights flicked on and off

Similar words: flash, wink, winkle, blink, twinkle

Definition: gleam or glow intermittently

Usage: The lights were flashing


Synonyms: flick, flicker

Definition: shine unsteadily

Usage: The candle flickered

Similar words: shine, beam

Definition: emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light

Usage: The sun shone bright that day; The fire beamed on their faces