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FLEETING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does fleeting mean? 

FLEETING (adjective)
  The adjective FLEETING has 1 sense:

1. lasting for a markedly brief time

  Familiarity information: FLEETING used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FLEETING (adjective)


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Meaning:

Lasting for a markedly brief time

Synonyms:

fleeting; fugitive; momentaneous; momentary

Context examples:

a fleeting glance / fugitive hours / rapid momentaneous association of things that meet and pass / a momentary glimpse

Similar:

short (primarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration)


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