Flicker\ Flacker

Flicker\ Flacker
The remote control for the television

Hey... where did you put the flicker flacker, my shows on!


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  • Flicker\ Flacker — The remote control for the television Hey... where did you put the flicker flacker, my shows on! …   Dictionary of american slang

  • Flicker — Flick er (fl[i^]k [ e]r), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flickered} (fl[i^]k [ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Flickering}.] [OE. flikeren, flekeren, to flutter, AS. flicerian, flicorian, cf. D. flikkeren to sparkle. [root]84. Cf. Flacker.] 1. To flutter; to flap… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flacker — Flack er, v. i. [OE. flakeren, fr. flacken to move quickly to and fro; cf. icel. flakka to rove about, AS. flacor fluttering, flying, G. flackern to flare, flicker.] To flutter, as a bird. [Prov. Eng.] Grose. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • flacker — verb a) to flutter as a bird And the cherubins flackered with their wings. Ezek. x. 19 (Coverdales translation) b) to flicker, quiver …   Wiktionary

  • flacker — ˈflakə(r) intransitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Middle English flakeren; akin to Middle Dutch flackeren to flutter, Middle High German vlackern to flicker, Old Norse flökra to roam around, and perhaps to Latin plangere to beat more at plaint …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flock — Flock, n. [OE. flokke; cf. D. vlok, G. flocke, OHG. floccho, Icel. fl[=o]ki, perh. akin to E. flicker, flacker, or cf. L. floccus, F. floc.] 1. A lock of wool or hair. [1913 Webster] I prythee, Tom, beat Cut s saddle, put a few flocks in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flock bed — Flock Flock, n. [OE. flokke; cf. D. vlok, G. flocke, OHG. floccho, Icel. fl[=o]ki, perh. akin to E. flicker, flacker, or cf. L. floccus, F. floc.] 1. A lock of wool or hair. [1913 Webster] I prythee, Tom, beat Cut s saddle, put a few flocks in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flock paper — Flock Flock, n. [OE. flokke; cf. D. vlok, G. flocke, OHG. floccho, Icel. fl[=o]ki, perh. akin to E. flicker, flacker, or cf. L. floccus, F. floc.] 1. A lock of wool or hair. [1913 Webster] I prythee, Tom, beat Cut s saddle, put a few flocks in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flickered — Flicker Flick er (fl[i^]k [ e]r), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flickered} (fl[i^]k [ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Flickering}.] [OE. flikeren, flekeren, to flutter, AS. flicerian, flicorian, cf. D. flikkeren to sparkle. [root]84. Cf. Flacker.] 1. To flutter;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Flickering — Flicker Flick er (fl[i^]k [ e]r), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Flickered} (fl[i^]k [ e]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Flickering}.] [OE. flikeren, flekeren, to flutter, AS. flicerian, flicorian, cf. D. flikkeren to sparkle. [root]84. Cf. Flacker.] 1. To flutter;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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