Unable to refuse the mother of a “privileged” client, Grasty darted out of bed immediately and took control of the situation.
When Donny refused, Johnny darted for the knife rack in the kitchen.
As cameras rolled, Conroy darted out the front door of the home with a jacket over her head and raced to a waiting car.
It was bending forward when I saw it first, and when I spoke it darted away.
Kitty was with them, and she darted towards me, but Mrs. Van Dam was before her.
Claud darted to him, took the hand, and placed it on his own shoulder instead.
He stepped toward the door, but Isabel darted in front of him.
Along the furrow and through the litter the young fox nosed his way, ready to pounce upon the first mouse which darted out.
In he darted, with his usual absence of hesitation, and went on to the parlour.
Miss Greeby laughed scornfully, and instead of avoiding them as they crossed her path, she darted straight towards the pair.
early 14c., from Old French dart "throwing spear, arrow," from Proto-Germanic *darothuz cf. Old English daroð, Old High German tart, Old Norse darraþr "dart"). Italian and Spanish dardo are said to be from Germanic by way of Old Provençal.
late 14c., "to pierce with a dart," from dart (n.). Meaning "to move like a dart" is attested from 1610s. Related: Darted; darter; darting.
an instrument of war; a light spear. "Fiery darts" (Eph. 6:16) are so called in allusion to the habit of discharging darts from the bow while they are on fire or armed with some combustible material. Arrows are compared to lightning (Deut. 32:23, 42; Ps. 7:13; 120:4).