Definitions of fleeting

  1. Passing quickly; as, time is fleeting. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. of Fleet Webster Dictionary DB
  3. FLEETINGLY. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. Passing swiftly away; not durable; transient; transitory; as, the fleeting hours or moments. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Transitory; not lasting. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. Passing rapidly; transient. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. Transient; passing rapidly. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for fleeting

  1. Closed and twisted viciously, in the same fleeting instant. – Triplanetary by Edward Elmer Smith
  2. Or the fleeting world of men? – Alcyone by Archibald Lampman