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flitter Explained

flitter at German => English Of Explained:

spangle

flitter at Hungarian => English Of Explained:

sequin, spangle, tinsel

flitter at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

29 Moby Thesaurus words for "flitter":
beat, beating, bicker, dance, flap, flick, flicker, flip, flit,
flop, flutter, go pitapat, gutter, hover, palpitate, palpitation,
pitapat, pitter-patter, pulse, quaver, quiver, shake, slat,
splutter, sputter, teeter, throb, wave, waver

flitter at Hungarian => English Of Explained:

sequin
spangle
tinsel

flitter at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[V] (Changeableness): fluctuate, vary, waver, flounder, flicker, flitter, flit, flutter, shift, shuffle, shake, totter, tremble, vacillate, oscillate, alternate.

Flitter at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Flitter \Flit"ter\, v. i.
To flutter. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

Flitter \Flit"ter\, v. t.
To flutter; to move quickly; as, to flitter the cards. [R.]
--Lowell.

Flitter \Flit"ter\, n. [Cf. G. flitter spangle, tinsel, flittern
to make a tremulous motion, to glitter. Cf. {Flitter}, v. i.]
A rag; a tatter; a small piece or fragment.

flitter at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

flitter
v : move back and forth very rapidly; "the candle flickered"
[syn: {flicker}, {waver}, {flutter}, {quiver}]

Flitter at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » flitter

German

Etymology

Middle High German

Noun

Flitter m
  • spangle

  • Category: Category:German nouns -
    Translation: io » Flitter
    Translation: ru » Flitter
    Translation: zh » Flitter

    flitter at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » Flitter

    English

    Etymology

    English flitten, from Old Norse flytja, to carry about, convey; see pleu- in Indo-European roots.

    Verb

    Inter: en-verb » flitters|flittering|flittered
  • to move about rapidly and nimbly
    1. to move quickly from one condition or location to another
    2. to flutter or quiver

      Derived terms

      * flittermouse

  • flittery

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n

  • A rag; a tatter; a small piece or fragment.

  • Inter: Webster 191 » 3
    Translation: et » flitter
    Translation: io » flitter
    Translation: vi » flitter
    Translation: zh » flitter