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flicker

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of flicker

  1. to make an irregular series of quick, sudden movements <a dragonfly flickering above the salt marsh> Synonyms dance, dart, flick, flit, flirt, flitter, flutter, zipRelated Words dash, fly, sail, shoot, speed, sprint, zing, zoom; scamper, scud, scurry, scuttle, skip, skitter; meander, ramble, roam, wanderNear Antonyms float, hang, hover




flicker

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of flicker

  1. 1 a story told by means of a series of continuously projected pictures and a sound track <as a child, the future director would spend hours sitting in the theater, totally entranced by the flickers> Synonyms film, flick, movie, motion picture, moving picture, pictureRelated Words animated cartoon, cartoon, docudrama, documentary, feature, featurette, short, short subject; silent, talkie; B movie, B picture, cofeature

  2. 2 a sudden and usually temporary growth of activity <usually there's a flicker in car sales when the new models come out> Synonyms burst, flare, flare-up, flash, outbreak, flurry, flutter, outburst, spurtRelated Words recrudescence, recurrence, renewal; binge, jag, spree; boost, increase, pickup, upswing, upturn; epidemic, eruption, explosion, paroxysm; deluge, flood, rush, spate, surge, volley; commotion, furor, uproarNear Antonyms calm, doldrums, slump

  3. 3 an almost imperceptible sign of something <there was a flicker of recognition in her eye when I mentioned his name, but she denied knowing him> Synonyms breath, hint, glimmer, suggestion, tang, touch, trace, whiffRelated Words inkling, intimation, scent, wind; evidence, indication, mark, signNear Antonyms permeation, pervasion, saturation




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