flitter

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  • verb

Synonyms for flitter

to move (one's arms or wings, for example) up and down

to move quickly, lightly, and irregularly like a bird in flight

to move through the air with or as if with wings

Synonyms for flitter

move back and forth very rapidly

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I was always flittering in and out of it but we were together for eight years and it was pretty whirlwind and overpowering.
This flittering Insect sports teensy ears on Its wings made up of a membrane about the size of a pen tip.
The blokes just lay there spread-eagled on the grass, completely ignored by everything creepy, crawly or flittering about.
I looked out the window of my office and saw a ticker-tape-parade type stream of papers flittering across the sky.
Leaving its home in a shallow coral reef, the cleaner wrasse signals that it is ready for business by flittering up and down and back and forth.
Her arms and splayed fingers flittering, she moved to a haunting score by Etienne Schwarcz that veered from crescendoing violins to serene village sounds.
While I have generally been a personal fan of wasting time, many in the industry take umbrage at their staff members flittering away too much of the precious commodity.
Having largely underwhelmed during his first two years at Goodison, flittering in and out of the team and claiming just a solitary goal in over 50 appearances, McFadden now has two in two - and an upgrade in performance that suggests his star is firmly on the rise.
making coffee, showering, working her crossword puzzle and putting out sunflower seeds for the squirrels, sugar water for the hummingbirds and suet for the bushtits flittering at the feeder outside her dining-room window on Floral Hill Drive.
You'd have Tommy Carberry laughing away on one side of you, and Murphy on the other side flittering you across the knuckles with his whip if he saw your hands were too high off the horse's neck.
There were a few bits of unfinished business, a lingering uncertainty or two that had to be erased before the resurrection could be declared complete, but by the time the purple and gold streamers were flittering in the air Thursday night, the Lakers had pretty much completed the transformation.