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Adjective: flickering  fli-ku-ring
  1. Shining unsteadily
    "The candle's flickering light shined through the window";
    - aflicker
Verb: flicker  fli-ku(r)
  1. Move back and forth very rapidly
    "the candle flickered";
    - waver, flitter, flutter, quiver
  2. Shine unsteadily
    "The candle flickered";
    - flick
  3. Flash intermittently
    "The lights flickered on and off";
    - flick

See also: unsteady

Type of: beam, blink, flash, move back and forth, shine, twinkle, wink, winkle

Encyclopedia: Flickering

Flicker, Peter