Fleeting meaning

flētĭng
The definition of fleeting is passing by quickly.

An example of fleeting used as an adjective is the phrase a "fleeting interest," which means an interest that a person only has for a short period of time.

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Passing swiftly; not lasting.
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Passing quickly; ephemeral.

A fleeting glimpse; a fleeting interest in the campaign.

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Present participle of fleet.
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Origin of fleeting

  • From Middle English fleten (“to float”), from Old English flēotan (“to float”).

    From Wiktionary