The general strategy for them is to either destroy the enemy before being attacked or hides behind other, stronger ally units.
You basically stack Dex instead of Vit, and instant damage.
Your goal is usually a 7 frame attack.
John: He stole my gold :(
Fred: Shut up John, you little bitch.
1. Usually refers to the casting classes, i.e. the ones that rely on magic instead of melee.
2. Generally the term applies to any character class that delivers more attack damage than, yet will nevertheless lose in a 1 vs 1 fight to, some standard garden-variety warrior.
Kiting is a glass cannon's best friend.
Warrior2: SFW dude, they're glass cannons, and they had already used up all their spells.