how to pronounce flick


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the above transcription of flick is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

flick is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of flick in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… at the moon if you can flick that beam …”

meanings of flick


  1. A short, quick movement, especially a brush, sweep, or flip.
  2. A powerful underarm volley shot.
  3. A unit of time, equal to 1/705,600,000 of a second.
  4. A motion picture, movie, film; (in plural, usually preceded by "the") movie theater, cinema.
  5. The act of pressing a place on a touch screen device.
  6. A chap or fellow; sometimes as a friendly term of address.
  7. A cut that lands with the point, often involving a whip of the foible of the blade to strike at a concealed target.
  8. A flitch.


  1. To move or hit (something) with a short, quick motion.


  1. A diminutive form of Felicity.

flick frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word flick occurs in english on average 8.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics flick can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that flick can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) leisure and entertainment;

3) people, society, and culture;

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