flitted flitted

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a sudden quick movement
  2. (n) a secret move (to avoid paying debts)
  3. (v) move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart

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Usage(s):

  1. He flitted about China building deluxe villas for his family, blowing money at chic nightclubs, and playing the beneficent philanthropist.
  2. A feeble smile flitted across his face as the crowd started booing.
  3. Like a swallow chasing flies, he flitted through the sky, a trail of flour tracing his arabesques against the blue.

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Quotes

  1. "Steven has been here before, he's flitted back and forth to the under-21s but he had a great game on Thursday night and deserves to be here," said Caldwell. "He'll bring a bit more attacking power because he can score goals."
    on Sep 9, 2008 By: Gary Caldwell Source: Scotsman

  2. Indeed, the great Uruguayan football philosopher Eduardo Galeano described the Oranje as "the Latin American team I like the best", before going on to suggest that they were an "orange fire that flitted back and forth, fanned by an...
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Eduardo Galeano Source: The Guardian (blog)

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