flitting

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From flit +‎ -ing.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

flitting

  1. Present participle of flit.

Noun[edit]

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.