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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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