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A 50s slang word for a homosexual. Largely fallen into dissue, yet popularized by Salinger's book Catcher in the Rye. Also can be used in the adjective sense (flitty).
That flit is so flamboyant.
by Undead Ed October 28, 2004
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Flitty Cross Dresser Gay Phonie
Most famous usage from The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger in which the main character, Holden Caulfield, refers to men with long hair, female features, the wearing of female clothes, or just overall phonies in the area of gender. They also, according to Holden, say "Try this for size","goose the hell out of you while you were going down the corrider", and leave bathroom doors open.
"The other end of the bar was full of flits. They weren't too flitty-looking-I mean they didn't have their hair too long or anything-but you could tell they were flits anyways." The Catcher in the Rye

"He was always telling us about a lot of creepy guys that go having affairs with sheep... And flits and Lesbians...all you had to do was mention somebody-anybody-and old Luce'd tell you if he was a flit or not." The Catcher in the Rye

"Look at that chick down there, with the stubble and boob job. Such a flit."

"Stop being such a flit John. No one cares about you meeting Liza Minnelli."
by I am the Cheese May 02, 2007
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1. A fluttering or darting movement; moving rapidly or quickly

2. A derogatory slang word for homosexual males popular in the '50s.

3. A form of transportation invented by Darren Shan in which vampires move their legs very quickly. It's not quite running and not quite flying.
1. The bees were flitting from flower to flower.

2. He acted like a little girl. I swear he's a flit.

3. The air rushed over my ears as Mr. Crepsley flitted to our next location.
by Dal Cuore March 19, 2006
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In the UK sometimes used to describe a persons actions or attitude.

For example, consecutive relationships which are close together, moving groups of friends regularly, changing jobs/university subjects/hobbies, moving home more regular then most people, ect.

A Person who is not content by settling into something wheather it be an important life decition or just day to day stuff.

A person who has an unpredictable nature/personality

A person who gets a buzz from regular change.
Person: My friend called S.... Flits from one guy to another, she just doesn't stop! I cant keep up with who she's dating. she changes her blokes like she changes her knickers!

Person: This year I've been flitting from one job to another, I can't seem to find one I like.

Person: I've moved 3 times this year! I find it exiting flitting around from one place to another.

Person: Im taking a year out of university to go backpacking, flitting around Europe. I have no idea where I'll be from day to day! I'll just have to see where I end up when I go.

Person: My friend K.....'s flitted again. Shes on to her third man this month.

Person (on a night out): Lets flit around tonight, we'll go to one pub after another and try to hit a couple of clubs too.

Person: My dog's really flitty, he keeps running around misbehaving and begin really hyper.
by Louloupops August 25, 2006
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Move around rapidly, much like a pixie.
Grabbing her skirt with both hands, Lil Tech flitted around the office.

She was lost in her own world dancing and flitting around.
by Big Red Dave June 20, 2005
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To move house
Local dialect from Derbyshire, UK
by Carnophage December 15, 2004
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"Wow camerons a total flit." "Yeah i hate that faggot."
by arabsandmunkey April 06, 2009
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