Definition of Flitters

1. Verb. (third-person singular of flitter) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flitters

1. flitter [v] - See also: flitter

Lexicographical Neighbors of Flitters

flits
flitt
flitted
flitten
flitter
flitter-mice
flitter-mouse
flittered
flittering
flittering scotoma
flitterjigs
flittermice
flittermouse
flittern
flitterns
flitters (current term)
flittery
flittiness
flitting
flittingly
flittings
fliver
flivver
flivvers
flix
flixed
flixes
flixing
flixweed

Literary usage of Flitters

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Irish Literature by Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Douglas Hyde, Charles Welsh, Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche (1904)
"flitters, aged eleven, sucking the tail of a red herring, as a member of the weaker and gentler sex ... Of the genus street Arab flitters is a fair type. ..."

2. Our Animal Friends: An Illustrated Monthly Magazine (1893)
"He belongs to the janitor's little girl, and all the men in the offices have a kind word for flitters as they go in and out. ..."

3. A Southern Woman's Story by Phoebe Yates Pember (1879)
"... were substituted, he still called them by the same name, leading me to suppose that "scribbled eggs and flitters" was his generic term for food. ..."

4. Reports of Cases Decided by the English Courts: With Notes and References to by Nathaniel Cleveland Moak, John Thomas Cook (1876)
"... 1874 flitters v. Allfrey. was adjudged by the judge of the said court that the now plaintiff was not tenant from week to week, but from 3'ear to year ..."

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