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flit (verb) move quickly and lightly from place to place.
Birds flit from branch to branch on trees when they move quickly and lightly from branch to branch. Butterflies and moths flit as they fly quickly and lightly from flower to flower to gather nectar. A person flits from job to job if they change too often.
- The teacher was angry to see the boy flit from seat to seat in the class, and finally reach the front seat which was vacant.
- The place was very dirty and stinking as flies and mosquitoes flitted around the carcass of the deer left half eaten by a tiger.