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flick
British English: /flɪk/
American English: /flɪk/

Translation of flick in French:

noun

  • 1 (blow)
    (with finger) chiquenaude (f)
    (with whip, cloth, tongue) petit coup (m)
    to give somebody a flick with something
    donner un petit coup de quelque chose à quelqu'un
  • 2 (movement) (gen) (Sport)
    petit coup (m)
    with a flick of the wrist/its tail
    d'un petit coup de poignet/de queue
    at the flick of a switch
    rien qu'en appuyant sur un bouton
    to have a flick through a book
    feuilleter un livre

also: flicks plural noun

transitive verb

  • 1 (strike)
    (with finger) donner une chiquenaude à
    (with tail, cloth) donner un petit coup à
    to flick a crumb off something
    enlever une miette de quelque chose d'un petit geste
    to flick something at somebody (with finger)

    envoyer or lancer quelque chose à quelqu'un d'une chiquenaude
    to flick something open
    ouvrir d'un coup sec
    he flicked his ash onto the floor
    il a fait tomber sa cendre par terre
    to flick a duster over the chairs
    donner un coup de chiffon aux chaises
  • 2 (press)
    appuyer sur (switch)
    to flick the television on/off
    allumer/éteindre la télévision
  • 3 (Sport)
    donner un petit coup à (ball)

Phrasal verbs

flick away

flick [something] away, flick away [something]
(with finger) enlever [quelque chose] d'une chiquenaude
(with tail, object) éloigner

flick back

flick [something] back, flick back [something]
rejeter [quelque chose] en arrière (hair)

flick off

flick [something] off, flick off [something]
(with finger) enlever [quelque chose] d'une chiquenaude
(with tail, cloth) enlever [quelque chose] d'un petit geste

flick out

1 flick out
(tongue)
sortir rapidement
2 flick [something] out, flick out [something]
sortir rapidement (tongue, blade)

flick over

flick [something] over, flick over [something]
feuilleter (pages)

flick through

flick through [something]
feuilleter (book, report)
to flick through the channels (Television)

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