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.
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Origin of flit
synonym study for flit
OTHER WORDS FROM flitflit·ting·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for flit
Second, he was to be seen flitting in and out of London Airport wearing beads and baggy white trousers.What It Was Like to Watch the Beatles Become the Beatles—Nik Cohn Remembers|Nik Cohn|February 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was like some comedic humming bird, flitting from Megan Mullally to Eric McCormack to Debra Messing.The Failure of ‘Sean Saves the World’ Is Epically Disappointing|Kevin Fallon|January 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She first appears onscreen in the late 1950s, flitting around the breakfast table in a negligee.Oprah Winfrey’s Fashion Evolution in ‘Lee Daniels’ The Butler’|Isabel Wilkinson|August 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He spent his 20s flitting from one beautiful woman to the next, often to the benefit of his own career.Whitney Houston’s Final Romance: Was Ray J Using Her for Reality TV?|Ramin Setoodeh|February 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Greenblatt will turn a young 68 in a few months, and the last thing on his ebullient, flitting mind is death.
The cause of Haggard's mysterious detention in Rome, and of their own sudden flitting, became at once clear to her.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Silently the turnkey passes the cell, like a flitting mystery casting its shadow athwart a troubled soul.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
As I was standing at a window with Hugh in my arms, I saw the two lights come flitting down the valley together.
The lesser one remained flitting about the house, or to and fro between here and Antelope Butte.
Scudding clouds were seen flitting across the sky, from which there descended now and then misty showers of rain.Rollo in Holland|Jacob Abbott