All Verb Noun
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  • You know they are always flitting about trying to do some one a good turn. Cited from The Adventures of Grandfather Frog, by Thornton W. Burgess
  • I did not know it, but we flit about so one can never tell. Cited from People of the Whirlpool, by Mabel Osgood Wright
  • He saw a look of surprise flit across her face as he passed. Cited from Graustark, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • She had taken it into her head to flit in the night-time. Cited from A Hungarian Nabob, by Maurus Jokai
  • This made me feel how fast my years are flitting by, and nothing done. Cited from Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli, Vol. II, by Margaret Fuller Ossoli
  • What a pretty sight it must be to see them flit about in the sun! Cited from Big People and Little People of Other Lands, by Edward R. Shaw
  • Suddenly he caught sight of a form as it flitted from one tree to another. Cited from The Boy Allies in the Balkan Campaign, by Clair W. Hayes
  • Something very like that must have been flitting through his mind. Cited from Time and Time Again, by Henry Beam Piper
  • Another form flitted across the thin open space in which he had seen the first. Cited from Round the World in Seven Days, by Herbert Strang
  • Henry looked from tree to tree, but he could see no flitting shadow. Cited from The Young Trailers, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Harry and his brother followed them, and could see them flitting about the upper windows. Cited from The Treasure of the Incas, by G. A. Henty
  • He turned to go back to the house and then he saw a flitting shadow. Cited from The Free Rangers, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Do you see that black spot flitting like a shade over the sea? Cited from Venetia, by Benjamin Disraeli
  • They saw a number of birds flitting about, but did not attempt to bring any down. Cited from Dave Porter at Star Ranch, by Edward Stratemeyer
  • A little cloud flitted over his face but she did not see it. Cited from Gordon Keith, by Thomas Nelson Page
  • She held out her hand and gave him the least little flitting glance of appeal. Cited from Gordon Keith, by Thomas Nelson Page
  • And here we saw a little bird flitting-- the first we had seen that day. Cited from The Hidden Children, by Robert W. Chambers
  • I must have a word with her before she flits away. Cited from The Masquerader, by Katherine Cecil Thurston
  • Another shadow there is that flits from time to time across my eyes. Cited from The Wings of Icarus, by Laurence Alma Tadema
  • How many incidents, how many characters, how many feelings flitted over his memory! Cited from Henrietta Temple, by Benjamin Disraeli
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Meaning of flit

  • noun A sudden quick movement
  • noun A secret move (to avoid paying debts)
    they did a moonlight flit
  • verb Move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart
    The hummingbird flitted among the branches