Significado de “flick” - en el Diccionario Inglés

flick en inglés británico

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flickverb [ I + adv/prep, T ]

uk /flɪk/ us /flɪk/

to move or hit something with a short sudden movement:

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.

Más ejemplos

  • A greenfly landed on my arm and I flicked it off.
  • He flicked ash from his cigarette onto the floor.
  • Every time you turn your head, your hair flicks my face.
  • She flicked a switch and the whole area was lit up.
  • She sat in the waiting room, flicking her fingers nervously.

flicknoun [ C ]

uk /flɪk/ us /flɪk/

flick noun [ C ] (QUICK MOVEMENT)

a sudden, quick movement:

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.:

I've had a flick through their brochure and it looks quite interesting.

flick noun [ C ] (FILM)

US informal or UK old-fashioned informal a film

the flicks [ plural ] UK old-fashioned informal

the cinema:

What's on at the flicks this week?

(Definición de flick del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

flick en inglés americano

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flickverb [ I/T ]

us /flɪk/

flick verb [ I/T ] (MOVE)

to make a short, sudden movement that causes something to move:

[ T ] Brina flicked her hair over her shoulder.
[ M ] He flicked the light switch on/off.
[ I always + adv/prep ] She flicked through the pages of a magazine (= turned them quickly).

flicknoun [ C ]

us /flɪk/

flick noun [ C ] (MOVIE)

infml a movie:

Do you want to go to a flick tonight?

(Definición de flick del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)