flick through (something)(redirected from flicking through)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
Related to flicking through: stick down
flick through (something)
To casually read through a document, magazine, or book without paying close attention to it. I had just started flicking through a magazine when the receptionist called my name.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
flick through something
to turn quickly through the pages of something. Colleen flicked through the magazine, looking only at the advertisements. I have only had time to flick through the manuscript, but it looks okay.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.