1-[transitive] flick something + adv./prep. to hit something lightly with a sudden quick movement, especially using your finger and thumb together, or your hand
She flicked the dust off her collar.
The horse was flicking flies away with its tail.
James flicked a peanut at her.
Please don't flick ash on the carpet!
The striker flicked the ball into the back of the net. She snatched up her briefcase and flicked it open.
2- [intransitive, transitive] to move or make something move with sudden quick movements
- adv./prep. The snake's tongue flicked out.
Her eyes flicked from face to face.
flick something (+ adv./prep.) He lifted his head, flicking his hair off his face.
The horse moved off, flicking its tail.
1- [intransitive, transitive] to turn over into a different position with a sudden quick movement; to make something do this
The plane flipped and crashed.
(figurative) She felt her heart flip (= with excitement, etc.).
flip something (+ adj.) He flipped the lid open and looked inside the case.
3 - [transitive] to throw something somewhere with a sudden quick movement, especially using your thumb and/or fingers SYNONYM toss
flip a coin They flipped a coin to decide who would get the ticket.
flip something + adv./prep. He flipped the keys onto the desk.
what are the differences between the verb: "flick" and "flip"?