flitter flitter

Definition(s):

  • (v) move back and forth very rapidly

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Consider this flitter and flutter from Meet the Press in June: "I really don't like the idea of a federal balanced-budget amendment, but I am very tempted .
  2. An unstable, ambitious politician Winston Churchill, flitter from party to party, extreme reactionary, himself the first fruit of the first famous snob-dollar marriage, 'half .
  3. Dogs cower, flitter bats, and owls range .

News

  • CFTC likely to charge MF Global execs beyond Corzine: legal experts

    By Karen Freifeld and Emily Flitter NEW YORK (Reuters) - The lawsuit that the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission is considering filing against MF Global chief executive Jon Corzine would require the CFTC also to charge other former MF Global employees, legal experts said on Tuesday. The CFTC is preparing to recommend to its commissioners that a civil complaint against Corzine be filed in ...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "We don't want to be down in the dumps and let our season just flitter away," Spurs striker Peter Crouch said. "We have to make sure we're up for it. It was an extremely disappointed dressing room at Wembley. We were allowed to be...
    on Apr 13, 2010 By: Peter Crouch Source: Times LIVE

  2. "At some point in time you've got to take a stand as a footy club and say our season is just going to flitter away if we don't do something about it," Clarkson said. "There was a pretty strong resolve through the whole group leading into this...
    on May 23, 2010 By: Alastair Clarkson Source: Herald Sun

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