What does the word flick mean?

Usage examples for flick

  1. She finds threads to flick off his sleeve and must straighten his tie. – Class of '29 by Orrie Lashin and Milo Hastings
  2. " Only one man aboard her, with a machine- gun," commented the Master, eyes at glass, as he watched the flick of sunlight on the attacker's fuselage, the dip and glitter of her varnished wings, the blur of her propellers. – The Flying Legion by George Allan England
  3. Sometimes, beneath his windows, he could see a shoal of little fish flick from the water in all directions at the rush of a pike, one of them no doubt horribly engulphed in the monster's jaws. – Beside Still Waters by Arthur Christopher Benson