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flick 1

a. A light quick blow, jerk, or touch: a flick of the wrist; gave my horse a flick with the reins.
b. The sound accompanying this motion.
2. A light splash, dash, or daub.
v. flicked, flick·ing, flicks
1. To touch or hit with a light quick blow or fillip: flicked him with his hand.
2. To cause to move with a sudden movement or jerk: The guard flicked the light switch. The bird flicked its tail.
3. To propel or remove with a sudden movement, fillip, or light blow: flicked the lint off the coat.
1. To move in sudden or jerky manner: a horse's mane flicking in the wind.
2. To look through the parts of something by making quick movements with the fingers: flick through a book; flick through a crate of old records.


flick′a·ble adj.

flick 2

n. Slang
A movie.

[Short for flicker.]
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able to be flicked
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The bike reacts athletically in side-to-side transitions, and can almost be described as "flickable." The suspension components are top shelf, and nothing will upset the bike as you track steadily through a curve or corner.
The petrol engine, on the other hand, is sharp and flickable, and feels light and sporty.
Though Anna Richardson was soon saying, quite excitedly it seemed: "Right, I think we really need to see the boys' bums!" There was lots of giggling, as well as lots of gawping: "He has nice nipples, not too big and not too small," said Aina of one chap, adding: "They look quite flickable."