- to flutter.
Origin of flitter1
- a person or thing that flits.
Origin of flitter2
- fine metallic fragments, especially as used for ornamentation.
Origin of flitter3
- a fritter or pancake.
Origin of flitter4
Related Words for flitterfly, flop, zip, flit, flicker, wave, skim, swoop, waver, ripple, waggle, dart
Examples from the Web for flitter
Historical Examples of flitter
The tiny control room of the flitter grew hotter and hotter.
The flitter was not even out of the crater when the bomb went off.
"I'll have everything on the tapes in the flitter," Cloud reminded.
The fact is there was not one who really knew anything about Flitter.
Mrs. Flitter carries her babies about with her until they are quite big.
- a less common word for flutter
1540s, from flit with frequentative suffix. Flitter-mouse (1540s) is occasionally used in English, in imitation of German fledermaus "bat," from Old High German fledaron "to flutter." Related: Flittered; flittering. As a noun, from 1892.