flit [flit]
flitted, flitting [ME flitten < ON flytja, akin to OE fleotan, FLEET2]
1. to pass lightly and rapidly [memories flitted through his mind]
2. to fly lightly and rapidly; flutter
3. [Scot. or North Eng.] to move to other quarters, esp. by stealth
4. [Brit. Informal] to leave quickly, esp. to escape creditors, etc.
[Scot. or North Eng.] to move to other quarters
1. the act or an instance of flitting
2. Slang a male homosexual: a dismissive or mildly contemptuous term

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