Flick


Flick

Flick may refer to:

;Persons and characters

* Flick family, an industrial family from Germany
* Hans-Dieter Flick, German football coach
* Flick Shagwell, a porn actress
* Tracy Flick, a character from the 1999 film "Election"
* Herr Otto Flick, a character from the TV series "'Allo 'Allo!"
* Flick, a character from "A Christmas Story"

;Other uses
*"Flick" (film), a 2007 British horror film
* Flicks, chocolate-flavored candy wafers originally made by Ghirardelli Chocolate Company of San Francisco beginning in 1904, and now made by the Flicks Candy Co. of Fresno, California, USA
* Flick (fencing), an attack implemented with the foil in the sport of fencing
* A nickname for a film (movie), so-called due to the flicker of the image
* An action used in a number of games e.g. pencil flick

;Similar sounding
*"Flicka", a 2006 film based on the book "My Friend Flicka"
* A nickname for someone with the name Felicity
* An animation file format from Autodesk commonly known as an FLC file
* Flik, a character from the film "A Bug's Life"
* Flic, French slang term for a police officer, like "cop"
* To "flick someone off", common slang for giving someone the finger

;See also
* Flicker (disambiguation)


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  • Flick — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Friedrich Flick (1883–1972), deutscher Unternehmer Friedrich Karl Flick (1927–2006), deutsch österreichischer Unternehmer Friedrich Christian Flick (Mick Flick; * 1944), deutscher Jurist, Unternehmer und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Flick — (fl[i^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Flicked} (fl[i^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Flicking}.] [Cf. Flicker.] 1. To whip lightly or with a quick jerk; to flap; as, to flick a horse; to flick the dirt from boots. Thackeray. [1913 Webster] 2. To throw, snap, or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flick — Flick, n. [See {Flick}, v. t.] 1. A light quick stroke or blow, esp. with something pliant; a flirt; also, the sound made by such a blow. She actually took the whip out of his hand and gave a flick to the pony. Mrs. Humphry Ward. [Webster 1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flick — flick·ery; flick; flick·er; flick·er·ing·ly; un·flick·er·ing·ly; …   English syllables

  • Flick — Flick, n. A flitch; as, a flick of bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flick — ► NOUN 1) a sudden sharp movement up and down or from side to side. 2) the sudden release of a finger or thumb held bent against another finger. 3) informal a cinema film. 4) informal (the flicks) the cinema. ► VERB 1) make or cause to make a …   English terms dictionary

  • flick — flick1 [flik] n. [echoic, but infl. by FLICKER1] 1. a light, quick stroke, as with a whip; sudden, jerky movement; snap 2. a light, snapping sound, as of the flick of a whip 3. a fleck; splotch; streak vt. 1. to strike, propel, remove, etc. with… …   English World dictionary

  • Flick — f English: pet form based on the given name FELICITY (SEE Felicity) …   First names dictionary

  • flick — (n.) mid 15c., probably imitative of a light blow with a whip. Earliest recorded use is in phrase not worth a flykke useless. As slang for film, it is first attested 1926, a back formation from flicker, from their flickering appearance. The verb… …   Etymology dictionary

  • flick — [v] light touch dab, flicker, flip, hit, pat, snap, tap, tip, touch lightly; concept 612 …   New thesaurus