flick

British and Australian English

Meaning: a movie

For example:

  • Have you seen the new Batman flick yet?

  • Those Bollywood flicks are fun to watch, but they're pretty crazy.

Note: Also "the flicks", meaning the movies, as in "Let's go to the flicks on Saturday night."

Variety: This is typically used in British and Australian English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz:

The most famous place for making flicks in the U.S.A. is

a. Hollywood

b. Washington

c. Texas

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Contributor: Matt Errey