- to depart or die.
- to change one's residence.
Origin of flit
synonym study for flit
OTHER WORDS FROM flitflit·ting·ly, adverb
How to use flit in a sentence
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
A leashed dog flitted from pickup to semi to tour bus, sometimes pulling its handler as it charged ahead.U.S. Drug and Immigration Checkpoints Take Toll on Border Towns|Andrew Becker, G. W. Schulz|June 18, 2013|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.
Rosemary flitted about like a will o' the wisp, and finally went to the window, where she stood looking wistfully out.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
While she flitted into the next room to fetch a stamp, Mrs. Haughstone, her needles arrested in mid-air, looked steadily at Tom.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
Surely enough a shadow flitted along, and somebody began softly whistling a few bars of an opera.The Weight of the Crown|Fred M. White
As she listened, there flitted through her mind the vision of Liff Hyatt's muddy boot coming down on the white bramble-flowers.Summer|Edith Wharton
The light flitted about for a few months; but on the night of your birth, Clifford, it disappeared, and was never seen again.A Fortune Hunter; Or, The Old Stone Corral|John Dunloe Carteret