Englisch-Deutsch Übersetzungen für das Wort: to flit

flitzen [ugs.] (sich schnell fortbewegen)
flitzen [sl.] (flüchten)
flattern (Schmetterling etc.)


The spirits of the departed seemed to flit around and to cast a shadow, which was felt but not seen, around the head of the mourner.
But soon the anchor was short up; soon it was hanging dripping at the bows; soon the sails began to draw, and the land and shipping to flit by on either side; and before I could lie down to snatch an hour of slumber the Hispaniola had begun her voyage to the Isle of Treasure.
In these lengthened vigils, his brain often reeled, and visions seemed to flit before him; perhaps seen doubtfully, and by a faint light of their own, in the remote dimness of the chamber, or more vividly and close beside him, within the looking-glass.
Yes, yes, he’s rich enough to live in a finer house than this: but he’s very near—close-handed; and, if he had meant to flit to Thrushcross Grange, as soon as he heard of a good tenant he could not have borne to miss the chance of getting a few hundreds more.
Night now closed in more completely, and many lights began to flit through the wood, just as those fiery exhalations from the earth, that look like shooting-stars to our eyes, flit through the heavens; a frightful noise, too, was heard, like that made by the solid wheels the ox-carts usually have, by the harsh, ceaseless creaking of which, they say, the bears and wolves are put to flight, if there happen to be any where they are passing.

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herumgeistern to flit around
Huschen {n} flit
Pupe {f} [sl., pej.] (verweiblichter Homosexueller, Transvestit) flit {s} [sl., obs.]
entlangflitzen [ugs.] to flit along
rumgeistern [ugs.] to flit around
Umzug {m} (Wohnortwechsel) flit [esp. Scot.]
überfliegen [fig.] (huschen über [Lächeln etc.]) to flit across
flitzen [sl.] (flüchten) to flit
Wegzug {m} (Wohnortwechsel) flit [esp. Scot.]
huschen über (Lächeln etc.) to flit across