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English definition of “flick”

flick

noun [C] (QUICK MOVEMENT)    /flɪk/
a sudden, quick movement: With a flick of its tail, the cat was gone. A flick of a switch turns the machine on.Making short, sudden movements have a flick through sth to quickly look at the pages of a book, magazine, etc.: I've had a flick through their brochure and it looks quite interesting.Reading
(Definition of flick noun (QUICK MOVEMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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