[flahy-ting] /ˈflaɪ tɪŋ/
a literary war of words, in versified dialogue.
[flahyt] /flaɪt/ Scot. and North England
verb (used without object), flited, fliting.
to dispute; wrangle; scold; jeer.
a dispute or wrangle; scolding.
/flaɪt; Scottish fləɪt/
(transitive) to scold or rail at
a dispute or scolding
[flit] /flɪt/ verb (used without object), flitted, flitting. 1. to move lightly and swiftly; fly, dart, or skim along: bees flitting from flower to flower. 2. to flutter, as a bird. 3. to pass quickly, as time: hours flitting by. 4. Chiefly Scot. and North England. verb (used with object), flitted, flitting. 5. Chiefly Scot. […]
[flit-er] /ˈflɪt ər/ verb (used with or without object) 1. to flutter. [flit-er] /ˈflɪt ər/ noun 1. a person or thing that . [flit-er] /ˈflɪt ər/ noun 1. fine metallic fragments, especially as used for ornamentation. [flit-er] /ˈflɪt ər/ noun, Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S. 1. a fritter or pancake. /ˈflɪtə/ verb 1. a […]
[flit-er] /ˈflɪt ər/ verb (used with or without object) 1. to flutter. /ˈflɪtə/ verb 1. a less common word for flutter v. 1540s, from flit with frequentative suffix. Flitter-mouse (1540s) is occasionally used in English, in imitation of German fledermaus “bat,” from Old High German fledaron “to flutter.” Related: Flittered; flittering. As a noun, from […]
[flit-er-mous] /ˈflɪt ərˌmaʊs/ noun, plural flittermice [flit-er-mahys] /ˈflɪt ərˌmaɪs/ (Show IPA) 1. 2 (def 1). /ˈflɪtəˌmaʊs/ noun (pl) -mice 1. a dialect name for bat2 (sense 1)