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[flee-flik-er] /ˈfliˌflɪk ər/
noun, Football.
a deceptive offensive play in which the ball is passed or transferred laterally before or after a forward pass. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It was pretty cool that you were involved in that flea-flicker play that contributed to the win last week.
  • The problem was that the flea-flicker preceding the throw took too long.
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A play combining a lateral pass and a forward pass: You won't get the flea-flickers and special-teams gambles from Holmgren (1920s+ Football)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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