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.
Recent Examples of flit from the Web
Flies buzz around the goose guts in my dogpot, and a big black bumblebee, and everywhere birds are chirping and singing — sparrows and robins and warblers flitting in the branches, rustling in dead leaves, busy setting up homes here on the hill.
Sometimes a warbler’s flitting would cause a shower of white petals.
Freckles have flitted in and out of the spotlight over the past few years, but the unanimous praise for them that followed the royal wedding was endearing.
Neff would wax on about how Mr. Purple was totally washed and Vandal was for hipsters, while Delvey’s eyes would flit around behind her glasses.
Supplee, Audubon Arizona director of bird conservation, calls again, and a yellow warbler flits into sight.
The park is also great for bird watching with plenty of fields where grasshoppers flit past and butterflies float from flower to flower.
Bugs! Bugs everywhere! OK, these are happy, flappy little bugs with beautiful wings flitting about in a serene dance that calms the soul.
The Russian star flung himself at the puck during a scrum in the crease, the puck just flitting over the goal line following a scramble.
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FLIT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of flit for English Language Learners
: to move or fly quickly from one place or thing to another
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