how to pronounce flicker


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flicker is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of flicker in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… eaten by Pumas whatever flicker of …”

meanings of flicker


  1. A short moment.
  2. An unsteady flash of light.
  3. One who flicks.
  4. Any of certain small woodpeckers, especially of the genus Colaptes.


  1. To burn or shine unsteadily, or with a wavering light.
  2. To keep going on and off; to appear and disappear for short moments; to flutter.
  3. To flutter; to flap the wings without flying.


  1. A surname​.

flicker frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word flicker occurs in english on average 4.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics flicker 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 flicker can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

2) people, society, and culture;

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