Definition of flit noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//flɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//flɪt//
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Word OriginMiddle English (in the Scots and northern English sense): from Old Norse flytja.; related to fleet ‘move or pass quickly’.Idioms
do a moonlight/midnight flit
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(British English, informal) to leave a place suddenly and secretly at night, usually in order to avoid paying money that you owe to somebody

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