verb (used without object), flit·ted, flit·ting.
- to depart or die.
- to change one's residence.
verb (used with object), flit·ted, flit·ting.
Words nearby flit
Origin of flit
OTHER WORDS FROM flitflit·ting·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for flitted
Lobbyist Lloyd Hand, a former aide to Lyndon Johnson, flitted from conversation to conversation.Kissy-Face The Nation: Washington’s Power Elite Smooch Bob Schieffer|Lloyd Grove|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As she departed her glance just flitted over my face in disapproval.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He flitted around London wearing a ludicrous gas mask over his face…to disguise himself from paparazzi?Justin Bieber’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week|Kevin Fallon|March 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
One was the mind of the bomber, Humam al-Balawi, a man who flitted precariously between opposing camps.
It was excusable, for the candle threw weird shadows around, which flitted about like phantoms playing at hide-and-seek.The Argosy|Various
Bernice deftly amputated the other braid, paused for an instant, and then flitted swiftly and silently back to her own room.Flappers and Philosophers|F. Scott Fitzgerald
But already Larry had taken his leave, and she could see him as he flitted across the bog to catch her by some short cut.Lord Kilgobbin|Charles Lever
But Gudel's pale face was obscured by a mocking though sweet face, which flitted between him and all else.The Son of Monte Christo|Jules Lermina
On again, faster and faster, flitted the Gray Shadows in the waning of the day.The Outcasts|W. A. Fraser