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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Uncertain and wavering (particularly a light).

Usage examples (36)
  • Verb (used without object) : The candle flickered in the wind and went out. ,The long grasses flickered in the wind
  • Noun : a flicker of hope
  • In the flickery gloom, his eyes seemed to glow golden.
  • I grimaced and reached for it, following the flickery glow. for more
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