intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- 1.1 [candle/flame/TV picture] parpadear; [light] parpadear, titilar; [needle on dial] oscilar his eyelids flickered parpadeó a smile flickered across her face esbozó una sonrisa the shadows flickered on the wall las sombras bailaban en la paredMore example sentences
More example sentences1.2
- Small dying flames flickered on his body, and he did nothing to remove them, as if the flames were merely a mirage.
- Nick's eyes burned, small flames flickering within his pupils.
- The flame flickered and then burnt fiercely, casting a warm yellow light over the small study.
(flickering present participle/participio presente)[light] parpadeante, titilante we watched the flickering shadows/flames mirábamos bailar las sombras/llamasMore example sentences
- My eyelids flickered open and revealed Jack on a chair next to my bed.
- Saka's eyelids flickered, then popped open to reveal cerulean eyes with no pupils that Ayane could see.
- After several moments, Karae's eyelids flickered and opened a tiny bit.
- There were no bright lights flickering on and off giving you a headache.
- Without any warning, the lights flickered then turned on brightly.
- A bright light flickered from the other side of the window and firecrackers popped all over the room.
- u and c 1.1 (of flame) parpadeo (masculine); (of light) parpadeo (masculine), titileo (masculine) the flicker on the TV screen el parpadeo de la imagen 1.2 (of eyelids) parpadeo (masculine); (of needle on dial) oscilación (feminine) the flicker of a smile passed across her face esbozó una sonrisa without a flicker of recognition sin la más mínima señal de reconocerlo 1.3 (faint sensation) a flicker of encouragement/life una chispa de aliento/vida a flicker of hope un rayo de esperanza