Definition of flick
- a flick of the wrist
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
The snake flicked its tongue in and out.
a cow flicking its tail back and forth
She flicked her hair back over her shoulder.
The snake's tongue flicked in and out.
She flicked an ash into the ashtray.
He flicked his cigarette butt out the window.
The boys were flicking each other with towels.
: to move (something) with a short, quick movement
: to cause (something) to fly through the air by making a quick movement with your hand, finger, or thumb
: to turn (something) on or off with a switch
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