Definition of Flite

1. v. i. To scold; to quarrel.



2. n. Strife; dispute; abusive or upbraiding talk, as in fliting; wrangling.

Definition of Flite

1. Noun. a quarrel, dispute, wrangling ¹

2. Noun. a scolding ¹

3. Verb. to dispute, quarrel, wrangle ¹

4. Verb. to scold, jeer ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flite

1. to quarrel [v FLITED, FLITING, FLITES] - See also: quarrel

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flite

flirts
flirty
flisk
flisked
fliskier
fliskiest
flisking
flisks
flisky
flist
flit
flitch
flitched
flitches
flitching
flite (current term)
flited
flites
fliting
flits
flitt
flitted
flitten
flitter
flitter-mice
flitter-mouse
flittered
flittering
flittering scotoma
flitterjigs

Literary usage of Flite

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1. English Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases by William Carew Hazlitt (1907)
"Lad's love is lassies' delight, and if lads won't love, lassies will flite. Craven. Lad's Love has a double meaning, being one of the mimes of the ..."

2. A Glossary of North Country Words, with Their Etymology, and Affinity to by John Trotter Brockett, William Edward Brockett (1846)
"... term for an amercement where a person, having been a fugitive, returned of his own accord, or without a license- flite, to scold, to make a great noise. ..."

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