Flashed on that time we got caught in the storm.
An example of to flash is for lightning to quickly brighten the sky.
An example of to flash is to show an image to a study group for two seconds.
The cars flashed by.
Flashed the news to the world capitals.
A flash of insight.
I'll be on my way in a flash.
An example of a flash is a strike of lightning.
An example of a flash is leaving quickly, going in a flash.
The image flashed onto the screen.
A flash car.
Eyes flashing with anger.
An idea flashed through his mind.
- To put (a colored film of glass) on other glass.
- To coat with a colored film of glass.
To flash a roll of money.
A flash of wit.
A flash camera.
A number will be flashed on the screen.
The news services flashed the news about the end of the war to all corners of the globe.
To flash a message along the telephone wires.
To flash conviction on the mind.
Susan flashed Jessica, and then Jessica called her back, because Susan didn't have enough credit on her phone to make the call.
A flash warning.
- One that promises great success but fails.
- A person, effort, etc. that is successful or famous for only a short time.
Origin of flash
- Middle English flashen to splash variant of flasken of imitative origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From the Middle English word flashen (“to splash”), a variant of flasken, which was likely of imitative origin.