Meaning of “do a moonlight flit” in the English Dictionary

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"do a moonlight flit" in British English

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do a moonlight flit

UK informal

to leave secretly, especially to avoid paying money that you owe:

When he discovered the police were after him, he did a moonlight flit.

(Definition of “do a moonlight flit” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)