She first appears onscreen in the late 1950s, flitting around the breakfast table in a negligee.
He spent his 20s flitting from one beautiful woman to the next, often to the benefit of his own career.
SCORPIO Look at you, flitting around social-butterfly style.
c.1200, flutten "convey, move, take, carry away, go away," perhaps from Old Norse flytja "to remove, bring."
Theire desire ... is to goe to theire newe masters eyther on a Tewsday, or on a Thursday; for ... they say Munday flitte, Neaver sitte. [Henry Best, farming & account book, 1641]Related: Flitted; flitting. As a noun, from 1835.
A male homosexual; effeminate man (1940s+)