EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FLICK
Thinking of this, he produced it from the holster with a flick of his fingers.
I laid back my ears--I am Kabeyde, and it is not for the Diné to flick whips at me.
He would give the roan a flick, and his sulky would flash by.
Suddenly they began to flick out of sight by twos and threes.
He could smell the brine and feel the flick of the foam on his lips and cheeks.
Then, with a flick of the whip, they were off on their journey.
For Audrey, smarting from Wyndham's insult, it was the flick of the lash in her face.
From the sleeve of his coat he flicked, or affected to flick, a speck.
You might even get an urge to move your hand and flick the fly off your hand.
Suddenly a flick from the whip chanced to hit the bull in the eye.
mid-15c., probably imitative of a light blow with a whip. Earliest recorded use is in phrase not worth a flykke "useless." As slang for "film," it is first attested 1926, a back-formation from flicker (v.), from their flickering appearance.