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> Related Words animated cartoon
, short subject
; B movie
, B picture
a sudden and usually temporary growth of activity <usually there's a flicker in car sales when the new models come out> Related Words recrudescence
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>
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