the flicks

Definition of the flicks

British, informal

  1. :  a movie theater Let's go to the flicks tonight.

Word by Word Definitions

flickplay flicks
  1. :  a light sharp jerky stroke or movement

    :  a sound produced by a flick

    :  flicker

  1. :  to move or propel with a light quick movement

    :  to activate, deactivate, or change by or as if by flicking a switch

    :  to strike lightly with a quick sharp motion

  1. :  movie


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