Synonyms for flicker

Synonyms for (noun) flicker

Synonyms: waver, flicker, flutter

Definition: the act of moving back and forth

Similar words: motility, motion, move, movement

Definition: a change of position that does not entail a change of location

Usage: the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise; movement is a sign of life; an impatient move of his hand; gastrointestinal motility

Synonyms: flicker

Definition: North American woodpecker

Similar words: pecker, peckerwood, woodpecker

Definition: bird with strong claws and a stiff tail adapted for climbing and a hard chisel-like bill for boring into wood for insects

Synonyms: flicker, glint, spark

Definition: a momentary flash of light

Similar words: flash

Definition: a sudden intense burst of radiant energy

Synonyms for (verb) flicker

Synonyms: waver, quiver, flitter, flutter, flicker

Definition: move back and forth very rapidly

Usage: the candle flickered

Similar words: move back and forth

Definition: move in one direction and then into the opposite direction

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

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