(noun, verb)


1. a small narrow pointed missile that is thrown or shot

Definition categories: man–made, missile, projectile

2. a tapered tuck made in dressmaking

Definition categories: man–made, tuck

3. a sudden quick movement

Similar word(s): flit

Definition categories: act, motility, motion, move, movement


1. move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart

Similar word(s): fleet, flit, flutter

Definition categories: motion, hurry, speed, zip

2. run or move very quickly or hastily

Similar word(s): dash, flash, scoot, scud, shoot

Definition categories: motion, hasten, hie, hotfoot, race, rush, speed

3. move with sudden speed

- His forefinger darted in all directions as he spoke

Definition categories: motion, hurl, hurtle, lunge, thrust

Sentences with dart as a verb:

- The sun darts forth his beams.

- Or what ill eyes malignant glances dart? - Alexander Pope

- The flying man darted eastward.

- The deer darted from the thicket.