The definition of a flick is a light, quick touch or splash, or an informal name for a movie.(noun)
To flick is defined as to strike with a quick snap.(verb)
An example of to flick is to lightly tap a light switch and turn the light on.
See flick in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: echoic, but infl. by flicker
Origin: < flicker
See flick in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Short for flicker1.
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