He spent his 20s flitting from one beautiful woman to the next, often to the benefit of his own career.
She first appears onscreen in the late 1950s, flitting around the breakfast table in a negligee.
SCORPIO Look at you, flitting around social-butterfly style.
Greenblatt will turn a young 68 in a few months, and the last thing on his ebullient, flitting mind is death.
He was like some comedic humming bird, flitting from Megan Mullally to Eric McCormack to Debra Messing.
These and such-like visions were flitting before his brain, when a loud thump at the door brought him back to earth again.
"I see no end of Chinamen flitting about the river," said Scott.
Then in all haste they unloaded their cargoes and were away again like flitting birds.
He caught a glimpse of a flitting figure in the north, and then of two more.
But for one moment only, and then, flitting past them, she was gone.
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+)