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verb as in flutter, move rapidly

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Lobbyist Lloyd Hand, a former aide to Lyndon Johnson, flitted from conversation to conversation.

As she departed her glance just flitted over my face in disapproval.

A leashed dog flitted from pickup to semi to tour bus, sometimes pulling its handler as it charged ahead.

He flitted around London wearing a ludicrous gas mask over his face…to disguise himself from paparazzi?

One was the mind of the bomber, Humam al-Balawi, a man who flitted precariously between opposing camps.

Rosemary flitted about like a will o' the wisp, and finally went to the window, where she stood looking wistfully out.

While she flitted into the next room to fetch a stamp, Mrs. Haughstone, her needles arrested in mid-air, looked steadily at Tom.

Surely enough a shadow flitted along, and somebody began softly whistling a few bars of an opera.

As she listened, there flitted through her mind the vision of Liff Hyatt's muddy boot coming down on the white bramble-flowers.

The light flitted about for a few months; but on the night of your birth, Clifford, it disappeared, and was never seen again.


On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to flitted, such as: hover, flicker, whiz, zip, dart, and fly.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.