do a moonlight flit

Definition of do a moonlight flit

British, informal

  1. :  to leave a place secretly during the night especially to avoid paying money that one owes

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to bring to pass :  carry out

    :  put

    :  perform, execute

  1. :  fuss, ado

    :  deed, duty

    :  a festive get-together :  affair, party

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

  1. : ditto

    : double occupancy

  1. :  the light of the moon

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

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

    :  alter, shift

    :  to move in an erratic fluttering manner

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up do a moonlight flit? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


feeling or affected by lethargy

Get Word of the Day daily email!