Definitions for flutter

Definitions for (noun) flutter

Main entry: waver, flicker, flutter

Definition: the act of moving back and forth

Main entry: flutter, fluttering, flap, flapping

Definition: the motion made by flapping up and down

Main entry: disruption, disturbance, to-do, commotion, flutter, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, hurly burly, kerfuffle

Definition: a disorderly outburst or tumult

Usage: they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused

Main entry: flutter

Definition: abnormally rapid beating of the auricles of the heart (especially in a regular rhythm); can result in heart block

Definitions for (verb) flutter

Main entry: bat, flutter

Definition: wink briefly

Usage: bat one's eyelids

Main entry: waver, quiver, flitter, flutter, flicker

Definition: move back and forth very rapidly

Usage: the candle flickered

Main entry: flutter, palpitate

Definition: beat rapidly

Usage: His heart palpitated

Main entry: dart, flit, flutter, fleet

Definition: move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart

Usage: The hummingbird flitted among the branches

Main entry: flutter

Definition: flap the wings rapidly or fly with flapping movements

Usage: The seagulls fluttered overhead

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