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"flit" in British English

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flitverb [I usually + adv/prep]

uk   us   /flɪt/ (-tt-)
to ​fly or ​movequickly and ​lightly: In the ​fadinglight we ​sawbats flitting around/about in the ​garden.figurative She's always flitting from one thing to another (= ​changing her ​activities). to ​appear or ​existsuddenly and for a ​shorttime in someone's ​mind or on ​theirface: A ​ghost of a ​smile flitted ​across his ​face.
flit
noun [C] uk   us   UK
(Definition of flit from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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flitverb [I always + adv/prep]

 us   /flɪt/ (-tt-)
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)
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