The definition of flicker is to burn or shine in an unsteady way, or to flare up and die down, appear briefly or flutter rapidly.(verb)
A flicker is defined as a tiny movement of light, or an expression of emotion that comes and goes quickly.(noun)
See flicker in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME flikeren < OE flicorian, akin to flacor, flying, ON flǫkta, to flutter: for IE base see flaw
Origin: echoic of its cry
See flicker in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb flick·ered, flick·er·ing, flick·ers verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English flikeren, to flutter
Origin: , from Old English flicerian.
Origin: Perhaps from flick1.
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