Origin of flitterMiddle English flitteren, frequentative of flitten, flit
a person or thing that flits
intransitive verbflit·tered, flit·ter·ing, flit·ters
Origin of flitterFrequentative of flit.
(third-person singular simple present flitters, present participle flittering, simple past and past participle flittered)
- A rag; a tatter; a small piece or fragment.