Definition of Flittering

1. Verb. (present participle of flitter) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flittering

1. flitter [v] - See also: flitter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flittering

flitched
flitches
flitching
flite
flited
flites
fliting
flits
flitt
flitted
flitten
flitter
flitter-mice
flitter-mouse
flittered
flittering (current term)
flittering scotoma
flitterjigs
flittermice
flittermouse
flittern
flitterns
flitters
flittery
flittiness
flitting
flittingly
flittings
fliver

Literary usage of Flittering

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1. Hymns and Songs for Children's Worship: Together with Selections for (1869)
"2 Its flittering towers the sun outshine; We '11 be gathered home; That heavenly mansion shall be mine; We '11 be gathered home. Chorus. We '11 wait, &c. ..."

2. St. Nicholas Book of Plays & Operettas (1900)
"8, Act H. flittering, fluttering out of the sky, Primrose-petal or butter- ... flittering, fluttering, off she goes, Wherever the fragrant south wind blows. ..."

3. Diseases of the Nervous System by Archibald Church, Julius Lincoln Salinger (1910)
"Attacks of headache without disturbances of sight are more common than flittering scotoma without headache. The disordered vision is always an early ..."

4. Report of the Commissioner of Agriculture of the State of North Carolina by North Carolina Board of Agriculture, North Carolina, Board of Agriculture (1912)
"... butterflies seen flittering about cabbage are almost invariably of this species. There are several kinds of yellowish butterflies of about the same size ..."

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