darting

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Verb[edit]

darting

  1. present participle of dart

Noun[edit]

darting (plural dartings)

  1. A motion or gesture that darts.
    • Oliver Sacks, Awakenings
      During this period, a different set of abnormal mouth-movements made their appearance: forced protrusions of the lips, propulsion of the tongue, and occasional choreic dartings of the tongue.
    • 2000, Alan Bennett, Writing Home
      Jane Gibson taught the cast the movements of the various creatures they were representing: the linear shufflings of the hedgehogs, the dozy lollopings of the rabbits, the sinuous dartings of the weasel and so on.

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