Meaning of “flit” in the English Dictionary

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"flit" in British English

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flitverb [ I usually + adv/prep ]

uk /flɪt/ us /flɪt/ -tt-

to fly or move quickly and lightly:

In the fading light we saw bats flitting around/about in the garden.
figurative She's always flitting from one thing to another (= changing her activities).

to appear or exist suddenly and for a short time in someone's mind or on their face:

A ghost of a smile flitted across his face.
noun [ C ] uk us UK

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

"flit" in American English

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to fly or move quickly and lightly:

Bees flitted from flower to flower in the garden.

(Definition of “flit” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)