Last modified on 1 September 2014, at 13:28

flitting

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From flit +‎ -ing.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

flitting

  1. Present participle of flit.

NounEdit

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.