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Meaning of flit

flit

Pronunciation: (flit), [key]
— v., n. flit•ted, flit•ting,
—v.i.
  1. to move lightly and swiftly; fly, dart, or skim along: bees flitting from flower to flower.
  2. to flutter, as a bird.
  3. to pass quickly, as time: hours flitting by.
    1. to depart or die.
    2. to change one's residence.
—v.t.
  1. to remove; transfer; oust or dispossess.
—n.
  1. a light, swift movement; flutter.
  2. a change of residence; instance of moving to a new address.
  3. . a male homosexual.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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