flick
noun.
a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible)
he gave it a flick with his finger|he felt the flick of a whip
noun.
a short stroke
noun.
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
verb.
flash intermittently
The lights flicked on and off
Synonym: flicker
verb.
look through a book or other written material
He thumbed through the report|She leafed through the volume
Synonym: thumb, riffle, riff, leaf, flip
verb.
cause to move with a flick
he flicked his Bic
Synonym: flip
verb.
throw or toss with a quick motion
flick a piece of paper across the table|jerk his head
Synonym: jerk
verb.
shine unsteadily
The candle flickered
Synonym: flicker
verb.
twitch or flutter
the paper flicked
Synonym: riffle, ruffle
verb.
cause to make a snapping sound
snap your fingers
Synonym: click, snap
verb.
touch or hit with a light, quick blow
flicked him with his hand
verb.
remove with a flick (of the hand)