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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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Flitter currently oversees a program that is not very far, either geographically or technologically, from the ferry system.
And while dressing like a member of the traveling cast of "The Pirates of Penzance" will still guarantee an ass-beating in most of America, on the balmy shores of the beautiful beach towns of Southern California fanny lads can safely flitter and shut (the only possible adverse effect being a long look from some love-struck lass).
MINNESOTA -- Stacey Flitter, Erik Johnson, Todd Leech
With County fans making up at least half of the 505 crowd, Hampton's best of the season, the first goal of the game was greeted in near silence in the 48th minute when former Welsh youth international defender Matt Flitter swept home a loose ball after County failed to clear a corner.
Depending on the partner, sponsorships, banner ads and co-branding can work well," says Flitter.
Christopher has tried to keep a steady course but he has been hampered by Clinton's tendency to flitter between issues like a butterfly.
Flitter argues that the twentieth-century dominant view of Spanish Romanticism as a liberal phenomenon is skewed.
Native Americans accuse these people of being "spiritual nomads," who flitter from one religion to another as an escape from the demands of making a commitment to one religious system.
Oh, to be the mosaicist brought from Byzantium, the one that later centuries would find inferior who worked the flitter around another saint whose name means nothing now.
And as grimy as the place is, pity poor old King Richard III who, since he ended up on the wrong end of a broadsword at the Battle of Bosworth Field in August, 1485, lay under what is now a car park in the city centre here, where the students walk to for cheap suds and gamblers flitter away money they can ill afford at the blinking slot machines.
Magical, tiny, jewel-like birds flitter back and forth and hover in midair.
In the under-25s singles, 19-year-old Winch received a first round bye, won the second round with a 21-7 victory over Oxford's Jody Flitter and followed up with a 21-9 win against Yorkshire's Zoe Eagles.
The second-session top lot was a NZ$200,000 (pounds 87,900, EUR100,500) son of Elusive Quality out of a sister to dual Australian Group 1 winner Flitter, bought by New Zealand agent Phil Cataldo on behalf of a Melbourne-based owner.