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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)

Sense 1fleeting [BACK TO TOP]


Lasting for a markedly brief time


fleeting; fugitive; momentaneous; momentary

Context examples:

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


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

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