The Globetrotter’s Glossary: Word of the Day is Flitterati


Flitterati (N.)

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Roots: Flitter & Literati (Click on the links to find the meanings of the root words on Merriam Webster Dictionary).

Definition: A class of people that vacillates or is fickle about issues that they otherwise seem to feel rather earnestly about.

Example: The protesters who had walked miles to hold a candlelight vigil for the murdered activist, the very next year during another similar incident had conveniently turned into the flitterati, some gravitating to the ruling party, and some disillusioned into claiming capitalism as the only desideratum.


Coldnoon Bureau

Coldnoon Bureau

Coldnoon (International Journal of Travel Writing & Travelling Cultures) is one of the largest online literary magazines published from Asia. It has published authors from all over the world, largely from India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Russia, United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Brazil, Uruguay, Peru, among others.