1. [ verb ] move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart
Synonyms: flutter flit fleet
Related terms: travel_rapidly butterfly
2. [ verb ] run or move very quickly or hastily
Synonyms: dash shoot scoot flash scud

"She dashed into the yard"

Related terms: rush plunge cut_back tear dash scooter motor_scooter iceboat
3. [ verb ] move with sudden speed

"His forefinger darted in all directions as he spoke"

Related terms: lunge
4. [ noun ] (arms) a small narrow pointed missile that is thrown or shot
Related terms: projectile banderilla
5. [ noun ] a sudden quick movement
Synonyms: flit
Related terms: motion flit
6. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 9349
7. [ noun ] (clothing) a tapered tuck made in dressmaking
Related terms: tuck garment
Similar spelling:   Darty