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English noun: flicker

1. flicker (event) a momentary flash of light


Synonymsglint, spark


Broader (hypernym)flash

2. flicker (animal) North American woodpecker


Broader (hypernym)pecker, peckerwood, woodpecker


Narrower (hyponym)Colaptes auratus, Colaptes caper collaris, Colaptes chrysoides, gilded flicker, red-shafted flicker, yellow-shafted flicker, yellowhammer


Member meronymColaptes, genus Colaptes

3. flicker (act) the act of moving back and forth


Synonymsflutter, waver


Broader (hypernym)motility, motion, move, movement


English verb: flicker

1. flicker (motion) move back and forth very rapidly


SamplesThe candle flickered.


Synonymsflitter, flutter, quiver, waver


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)move back and forth

2. flicker (weather) shine unsteadily


SamplesThe candle flickered.


ExamplesLights flicker on the horizon, The horizon is flickering with lights


Synonymsflick


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)beam, shine

3. flicker (perception) flash intermittently


SamplesThe lights flicked on and off.


Synonymsflick


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)blink, flash, twinkle, wink, winkle









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