Definition of Flitter

1. Verb. Move back and forth very rapidly. "The streets flitter with crowds"; "The candle flickered"

Exact synonyms: Flicker, Flutter, Quiver, Waver
Generic synonyms: Move Back And Forth
Derivative terms: Flicker, Flutter, Fluttering, Waver



Definition of Flitter

1. v. i. To flutter.

2. v. t. To flutter; to move quickly; as, to flitter the cards.

3. n. A rag; a tatter; a small piece or fragment.

Definition of Flitter

1. Verb. to move about rapidly and nimbly ¹

2. Verb. to move quickly from one condition or location to another ¹

3. Verb. to flutter or quiver ¹

4. Noun. A rag; a tatter; a small piece or fragment. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flitter

1. to flutter [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: flutter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flitter

flisky
flist
flitch
flitched
flitches
flitching
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flited
flites
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flits
flitt
flitted
flitten
flitter (current term)
flitter-mice
flitter-mouse
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flittering
flittering scotoma
flitterjigs
flittermice
flittermouse
flittern
flitterns
flitters
flittery
flittiness
flitting

Literary usage of Flitter

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1. The Burgess Animal Book for Children by Thornton Waldo Burgess (1920)
"CHAPTER XXI flitter THE BAT AND HIS FAMILY IN the dusk of early evening, ... "Hello, flitter!" exclaimed Peter, as he stared up at a little dark form ..."

2. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"flitter-MOUSE. See FLICKER- US. Inventory of Goods. 1658. MOUSE. FLIX. The flux, a well-known disorder. U hat with the burning feaver, ..."

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