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Meaning of FLITTER

Pronunciation:  'flitur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  move back and forth very rapidly, as of a candle
 

FLITTER is a 7 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: flicker, flutter, quiver, waver
 
 See Also: move back and forth

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Flit"ter\, v. i.
    To flutter. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
    
    
  2. \Flit"ter\, v. t.
    To flutter; to move quickly; as, to flitter the cards. [R.]
    --Lowell.
    
    
  3. \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.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: 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
 

 

 

 

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