flicks (the flicks)

flicks (the flicks)
n pl
the cinema, films. An early slang term in all English-speaking countries, derived from 'flicker' or from the homemade moving pictures made by flicking cards. This form of the word is now obsolete in the USA and has rarely been heard in Britain or Australia since the early 1960s. The singular form flick is still current.
We're going down the flicks tomorrow night.

Contemporary slang . 2014.

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