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Flitter definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

FLIT'TER, v.i. To flutter, which see.
FLIT'TER, n. A rag; a tatter. [See Fritter.]

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: move back and forth very rapidly; "the candle flickered" [syn: flicker, waver, flitter, flutter, quiver]

Merriam Webster's

I. intransitive verb Etymology: frequentative of flit Date: 15th century flutter, flicker II. noun Date: 1554 one that flits

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.intr. flit about; flutter. Phrases and idioms: flitter-mouse = BAT(2). Etymology: FLIT + -ER(4)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Flitter Flit"ter, v. i. To flutter. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Flitter Flit"ter, v. t. To flutter; to move quickly; as, to flitter the cards. [R.] --Lowell.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Flitter Flit"ter, n. [Cf. G. flitter spangle, tinsel, flittern to make a tremulous motion, to glitter. Cf. Flitter, v. i.] A rag; a tatter; a small piece or fragment.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Rag, tatter, fritter, shred.

Moby Thesaurus

beat, beating, bicker, dance, flap, flick, flicker, flip, flit, flop, flutter, go pitapat, gutter, hover, palpitate, palpitation, pitapat, pitter-patter, pulse, quaver, quiver, shake, slat, splutter, sputter, teeter, throb, wave, waver



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