Definition of Flacker

1. v. i. To flutter, as a bird.



Definition of Flacker

1. Verb. to flutter as a bird ¹

2. Verb. to flicker, quiver ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flacker

1. to flap [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: flap

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flacker

flabrigasts
flabs
flaccid
flaccid bladder
flaccid ectropion
flaccid membrane
flaccid paralysis
flaccid part of tympanic membrane
flaccider
flaccidities
flaccidity
flaccidly
flack
flack catcher
flacked
flacker (current term)
flackered
flackeries
flackers
flackery
flacket
flackets
flacking
flacks
flacon
flacons
flacourtia family
fladries
fladry
flaff

Literary usage of Flacker

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1. Lakeland Words: A Collection of Dialect Words and Phrases, as Used in by B. Kirkby (1898)
"flacker—Palpitate. All's o' in a flacker wi' runnin'. . FLESH-MEAT—Butcher meat. ... flacker—A good flacker is one who can neatly cut a flack or ..."

2. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1889)
"(3) To move backwards and forwards ; to palpitate. flacker in Craven Gloss, i. 152. ... flacker. To flutter ; to quiver. North. ..."

3. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"232; of which the later form flacker occurs in Coverdale's Bible, Ezek. x. ... to flutter = E. flacker; Du. flikkeren, to sparkle = E. flicker. ..."

4. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1847)
"FLACK. (1) A blow, or stroke. East. (2) To hang loosely. Far. dial. (3) To move backwards and forwards ; to palpitate, flacker in Craven Gloss, i. 152. ..."

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