[flit-er-mous] /ˈflɪt ərˌmaʊs/
noun, plural flittermice
[flit-er-mahys] /ˈflɪt ərˌmaɪs/ (Show IPA)
2 (def 1).
noun (pl) -mice
a dialect name for bat2 (sense 1)
adj. 1640s, from flit + -y (2). Related: Flittiness.
noun flivver (1920s+) verb To fail; flop (1914+ Show business)
[fliv-er] /ˈflɪv ər/ noun 1. Older Slang. an automobile, especially one that is small, inexpensive, and old. 2. Slang. something of unsatisfactory quality or inferior grade. /ˈflɪvə/ noun 1. an old, cheap, or battered car n. “cheap car,” especially “Model-T Ford,” 1910, of unknown origin. noun verb To fail; flop: If the production flivvers, I’ll […]
noun An abnormal, sick, or ugly child [1960s+ Medical; fr funny-looking kid] funny-looking kid