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Definition of Flicker


  1. To flutter; to flap the wings without flying.
  2. To waver unsteadily, like a flame in a current of air, or when about to expire; as, the flickering light.
  3. The act of wavering or of fluttering; flucuation; sudden and brief increase of brightness; as, the last flicker of the dying flame.
  4. The golden-winged woodpecker (Colaptes aurutus); -- so called from its spring note. Called also yellow-hammer, high-holder, pigeon woodpecker, and yucca.
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Flicker Translations

flicker in Dutch is flikkeren, flakkeren
flicker in French is flottge
flicker in German is Flimmern, flackern, flackern, flimmern
flicker in Italian is vacillare, svolazzare, sfavillare
flicker in Norwegian is flimre, blafre
flicker in Spanish is parpadeo, aletear
flicker in Swedish is fladdra