- The act of wavering or of fluttering; flucuation; sudden
and brief increase of brightness; as, the last flicker of the dying
flame. - The golden-winged woodpecker (Colaptes aurutus); -- so
called from its spring note. Called also yellow-hammer, high-holder,
pigeon woodpecker, and yucca.
2 . Flicker
[ v. i.]
- To flutter; to flap the wings without flying. - To waver unsteadily, like a flame in a current of air,
or when about to expire; as, the flickering light.