verb (used with or without object)
Definition for flitter (2 of 4)
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Origin of flitter3
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noun Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.
Origin of flitter4
Examples from the Web for flitter
With those talking fingers, he was able to make plain a question: was Raf the pilot of the flitter?Star Born|Andre Norton
But the lights were there—not impinging on the flitter, or patrolling along its line of flight.
The tiny control room of the flitter grew hotter and hotter.The Vortex Blaster|Edward Elmer Smith
Flitter flies at night because he is safest then, and because he can find plenty to eat.Mother West Wind 'Why' Stories|Thornton W. Burgess
It had been Wass' pilot in the flitter which snaked them from the river islet where the monsters had besieged them.
British Dictionary definitions for flitter
Word Origin and History for flitter
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.