flitter


1flit·ter

verb \ˈfli-tər\

Definition of FLITTER

intransitive verb

Examples of FLITTER

  1. <the birds flittered back and forth between the backyard feeder and the safety of the trees>

Origin of FLITTER

frequentative of flit
First Known Use: 15th century

2flitter

noun

Definition of FLITTER

:  one that flits

First Known Use of FLITTER

1554

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