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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of moving back and forth; The motion made by flapping up and down; A disorderly outburst or tumult; Abnormally rapid beating of the auricles of the heart (especially in a regular rhythm).

Usage examples (32)
  • Therein flutter the souls of the dead; for the dead be many and the living few.
  • In answer to that word flutter, Priscilla wrote as follows:
  • QUESTION: Would that be something that would create the condition known as flutter in the vertical fin?
  • The flutter of excitement was renewed, and this time it might almost be called a flutter of apprehension. for more
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