how to pronounce flit


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the above transcription of flit is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

flit is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of flit in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… terrible managers they flit in their …”

meanings of flit


  1. To be unstable; to be easily or often moved.
  2. To unpredictably change state for short periods of time.
  3. To move house (sometimes a sudden move to avoid debts).
  4. To move quickly from one location to another.
  5. To move about rapidly and nimbly.


  1. A fluttering or darting movement.
  2. A particular, unexpected, short lived change of state.
  3. A homosexual.


  1. Fast, nimble.

flit frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word flit occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics flit can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that flit can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

words with pronunciation similar to flit


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