do a moonlight flit

Definition of do a moonlight flit

British, informal
:to leave a place secretly during the night especially to avoid paying money that one owes

Word by Word Definitions

do play
  1. : to bring to pass : carry out

  2. : put

  3. : perform, execute

  1. : fuss, ado

  2. : deed, duty

  3. : a festive get-together : affair, party

  1. : the first tone of the major scale in solfège

moonlight play
  1. : the light of the moon

  1. : to hold a second job in addition to a regular one

flit play
  1. : to pass quickly or abruptly from one place or condition to another

  2. : alter, shift

  3. : to move in an erratic fluttering manner


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