fleetingly Definition

for a very short time; passing quickly.

Using fleetingly: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "fleetingly" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    I saw him fleetingly at the party.

  • Example

    The sun shone fleetingly through the clouds.

  • Example

    She smiled fleetingly before turning away.

fleetingly Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for fleetingly


Summary: fleetingly in Brief

The adverb 'fleetingly' [ˈfliːtɪŋli] means something that lasts for a very short time or passes quickly. It is often used to describe a brief encounter or momentary experience, as in 'I saw him fleetingly at the party.' Synonyms include 'briefly,' 'momentarily,' and 'transiently.'