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English noun: flit

1. flit (act) a sudden quick movement


Broader (hypernym)motility, motion, move, movement

2. flit (act) a secret move (to avoid paying debts)

SamplesThey did a moonlight flit.

Broader (hypernym)move, relocation

Domain regionBritain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

English verb: flit

1. flit (motion) move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart

SamplesThe hummingbird flitted among the branches.

Synonymsdart, fleet, flutter

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)hurry, speed, travel rapidly, zip

Narrower (hyponym)butterfly

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