Flick in a sentence as a noun

Put on a headband, flick the switch, and blam!

I flicked my wrist to the left without thinking.

No one wants to see all that investment washed a way with the flick of a legislative pen.

Might use gyros to enable fine scrolling control or flick gestures with tilt of the wrist.

They also say major life decisions can happen in an instant, like a flick of the switch.

The ability to flick back and forward and quickly take notes is so, so useful.

I walk around it slowly and determine the ends and then just flick the single domino which will churn away inevitably the rest of the algorithm.

Flick in a sentence as a verb

Hence, once you "flick" your Netflix content to Chromecast, your phone is free and not processing content anymore unlike Airplay, which is a huge win for your phone's battery.

Most soundcards merely detect an impedance change and flick a bit to switch from internal microphone to line-in but you can have full control of that bit by software.

You want to qualify your relationship with a founder based solely on the answer to a single question about a popular Hollywood flick?

Opportunities flick in and out of existence all the time, so letting people know is good, taking time off really helps you restore balance if you can afford it so taking a break is good too.

You recorded macros, you moved entire blocks of code with the flick of a finger, you filled dozens of registers, and you rewrote and refactored entire components without even glancing at your mouse.

He told me that some of the explosives were so unstable that they "sweated" nitroglycerine, and they used to run their finger down the sides of the explosives and flick it at each other to make small bangs.

Flick definitions


a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible); "he gave it a flick with his finger"; "he felt the flick of a whip"


a short stroke


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"


flash intermittently; "The lights flicked on and off"

See also: flicker


look through a book or other written material; "He thumbed through the report"; "She leafed through the volume"

See also: flip thumb riffle leaf riff


cause to move with a flick; "he flicked his Bic"

See also: flip


throw or toss with a quick motion; "flick a piece of paper across the table"; "jerk his head"

See also: jerk


shine unsteadily; "The candle flickered"

See also: flicker


twitch or flutter; "the paper flicked"

See also: ruffle riffle


cause to make a snapping sound; "snap your fingers"

See also: snap click


touch or hit with a light, quick blow; "flicked him with his hand"


remove with a flick (of the hand)