As she departed her glance just flitted over my face in disapproval.
Lobbyist Lloyd Hand, a former aide to Lyndon Johnson, flitted from conversation to conversation.
He flitted around London wearing a ludicrous gas mask over his face…to disguise himself from paparazzi?
One was the mind of the bomber, Humam al-Balawi, a man who flitted precariously between opposing camps.
But when the season was over, and all the world had flitted from London, nothing was settled.
Some memory of old college days flitted through his mind at the moment.
She was taking in the combinations of emotion and purpose that flitted over his face.
But Ellen only flitted round the house into a deeper shade and waited.
He flitted aside, balancing himself on the balls of his feet and whirling even as he evaded the other's lunge.
A look of pleasure, the first she had worn for days, flitted over Virginia's face.
c.1200, flutten "convey, move, take, carry away, go away," perhaps from Old Norse flytja "to remove, bring."
Theire desire ... is to goe to theire newe masters eyther on a Tewsday, or on a Thursday; for ... they say Munday flitte, Neaver sitte. [Henry Best, farming & account book, 1641]Related: Flitted; flitting. As a noun, from 1835.
A male homosexual; effeminate man (1940s+)