Translation of "flick" - English-Spanish dictionary

flick

verb uk /flɪk/

A to move or hit something with a short sudden movement

sacudir, tirar
He carefully flicked the loose hairs from the shoulders of his jacket.
She quickly flicked the crumbs off the table.
Horses flick their tails to make flies go away.
Windscreen wipers flick from side to side.
The boys ran around the swimming pool, flicking each other with their towels.
The lizard flicked out its tongue at a fly.
His eyes flicked between her and the door.
→ Phrasal verbs flick sth on , flick sth on/off , flick through sth
noun uk /flɪk/

a sudden, quick movement

coletazo, giro, movimiento rápido
With a flick of its tail, the cat was gone.
A flick of a switch turns the machine on.
have a flick through sth

UK to quickly look at the pages of a book, magazine, etc.

hojear algo
I’ve had a flick through their brochure and it looks quite interesting.

(Translation of “flick” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

flick

noun /flik/

a quick, sharp movement

movimiento rápido
He twisted the door knob with a quick flick of his wrist.

(British, slang) a movie

película
Do you fancy going to the flicks tonight?

(Translation of “flick” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)