v. 轻弹，轻击; 轻拂; 忽然摇动
n. 轻弹，轻拂; 快速的轻打; 轻弹声; 电影
If something flicks in a particular direction, or if someone flicks it, it moves with a short, sudden movement.
His tongue flicked across his lips...
The man's gun flicked up from beside his thigh...
If you flick something away, or off something else, you remove it with a quick movement of your hand or finger.
Shirley flicked a speck of fluff from the sleeve of her black suit...
Alan stretched out his hand and flicked the letter away.
If you flick something such as a whip or a towel, or flick something with it, you hold one end of it and move your hand quickly up and then forward, so that the other end moves.
He helped her up before flicking the reins...
She sighed and flicked a dishcloth at the counter...
If you flick a switch, or flick an electrical appliance on or off, you press the switch sharply so that it moves into a different position and works the equipment.
He flicked a light-switch on the wall beside the door...
Sam was flicking a flashlight on and off...
If you flick through a book or magazine, you turn its pages quickly, for example to get a general idea of its contents or to look for a particular item. If you flick through television channels, you continually change channels very quickly, for example using a remote control.
She was flicking through some magazines on a table...
I'll just flick through the pages until I find the right section...
1. a light sharp contact (usually with something flexible);
2. a form of entertainment that enacts a story by a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement;
1. flash intermittently;
2. look through a book or other written material;
3. cause to move with a flick;
4. throw or toss with a quick motion;
5. shine unsteadily;
6. twitch or flutter;
7. cause to make a snapping sound;
8. touch or hit with a light, quick blow;
9. remove with a flick (of the hand, for example)
give someone the flick (或 get the flick)
Andrew a flick knife, and a death's head tattoo. He's great in a fight, our Andrew.
安得鲁有把弹簧刀, 身上文着骷髅头, 打起架来很凶.
Molly: Can't we just take a peek at the new Brad Pitt flick?
You flick it down, the light turns off.
Watch a Chick Flick [ for girls ]. Watch an action movie [ for guys ].
看一场娘儿们片 [ 给姑娘们看的 ]. 看一场动作片 [ 给小伙子们看的 ].
Flick your fingers to make a snapping sound.