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flick (noun) sudden, quick, and light movement or a stroke with the body or a part of it, or with a whip; turning on or off of a switch.

The flick of your wrist is the sudden, quick, and light movement of your wrist. 'A flick of his wrist and the ball was off to the boundary.' This means with the sudden, light movement of his wrist he hit the ball to the boundary. 'The dancer's flick of her waist had the audience roaring in applause.' This means that the sudden, light, and quick movement of her waist drew the applause of the audience.

  • With the flick of his thumb he turned the pages of the book and stopped at the page he had been looking for.
  • A flick of his foot was enough to send the ball into the goal, and that sealed the fate of the opposite team.
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