Simple Definition of flit
: to move or fly quickly from one place or thing to another
Examples of flit in a sentence
butterflies flitting around the garden
The hummingbird flitted from flower to flower.
She was always flitting around the kitchen.
Origin and Etymology of flit
Middle English flitten, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse flytjask to move, Old English flēotan to float
First Known Use: 13th century
Rhymes with flit
bit, bitt, brit, Brit, chit, dit, fit, frit, git, grit, hit, it, kit, knit, lit, mitt, nit, pit, quit, sit, skit, slit, snit, spit, split, Split, sprit, teat, tit, twit, whit, wit, writ, zit
FLIT Defined for Kids
Definition of flit for Students
: to move, pass, or fly quickly from one place or thing to another <Hummingbirds flitted from flower to flower.>
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