dartle

[ dahr-tl ]
/ ˈdɑr tl /
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verb (used with or without object), dar·tled, dar·tling.

to dart or shoot forth repeatedly.

Nearby words

  1. dart,
  2. dartboard,
  3. darter,
  4. dartford,
  5. dartitis,
  6. dartmoor,
  7. dartmouth,
  8. darts,
  9. daruma,
  10. darvocet

Origin of dartle

First recorded in 1850–55; dart + -le

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Examples from the Web for dartling

  • The lap-lap of the water, the long slow rise and fall, and the dartling flying-fish apparently claimed their attention.

    Parrot & Co.|Harold MacGrath