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Webster 1913 Edition


Flitting

Flit′ting

,
Noun.
1.
A flying with lightness and celerity; a fluttering.
2.
A removal from one habitation to another.
[Scot. & Prov. Eng.]
A neighbor had lent his cart for the
flitting
, and it was now standing loaded at the door, ready to move away.
Jeffrey.

Webster 1828 Edition


Flitting

FLIT'TING

,
ppr.
Flying rapidly; fluttering; moving swiftly.

FLIT'TING

,
Noun.
A flying with lightness and celerity; a fluttering.

Definition 2022


flitting

flitting

English

Verb

flitting

  1. present participle of flit

Noun

flitting (plural flittings)

  1. The motion of something that flits.
    the flittings of birds
  2. (Scotland, Northern England) The act of moving from one residence to another; moving house.
    • 2008, James Kelman, Kieron Smith, Boy, Penguin 2009, p. 87:
      Uncle Billy came home for the weekend to help with the flitting.