Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: dart
IPA transcription: [d'ɑɹt]
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: flit, flutter, fleet, dart
    Meaning: move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart; "The hummingbird flitted among the branches"
  • Synonyms: dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash, shoot
    Meaning: run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard"
  • Synonyms: dart
    Meaning: move with sudden speed; "His forefinger darted in all directions as he spoke"
Usage examples
  • He is very timid, ready to dart into his hole at the least sound.
  • Then they would swiftly dart at their prey and bear it to the ground.
  • They fly low with half-extended legs and drooping wings, ready to dart down.
  • 'Come on,' he cried, rearing himself up and preparing to dart all his heads at once at Paul.
  • "Merely the 5,000,000 you have about you." Danglars felt a dreadful spasm dart through his heart.
  • Dropping to the deck, he turned in time to see the fugitive dart round the shoulder of the superstructure.
  • Now and then one of the red-men would dart out of the woods with a wild yell to scalp a red-coat who had been shot down.
  • If he had seen Chris dart behind the barn, and there roll upon the grass in convulsions of laughter, he would have been both surprised and hurt.
  • When she perceives that she cannot get into her nest she will fly round the tree uttering cries of distress, and then dart off towards the sun-setting.
  • Just before this happy moment he had heard a shot fired somewhere in the forest, and as he hurried toward the sound he saw an animal dart into the hut, as if for shelter.