flutter

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈflʌtər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈflʌtɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(flutər)


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flutter

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the flutter of a butterfly's wings
  2. a flutter of [the, her] [eyes, eyelashes]
  3. (in) a flutter of [anticipation, panic, stress, excitement]
  4. a flutter among the [crowd, public, fans]
  5. the [event, comments, news] caused (quite) a flutter
  6. felt a flutter in her [heart, stomach]
  7. got me (all) in a flutter
  8. making [sudden, nervous] flutters with his hands
  9. listen to the flutter of the heart
  10. could hear a heart flutter
  11. UK: informal: had a flutter on the [horses, greyhounds, race]
  12. UK: informal: had a [ten] pound flutter
  13. UK: informal: don't you fancy a flutter (on the race)?
  14. aeronautics: [sonic, tail, drag] flutter
v
  1. [butterflies, moths] flutter
  2. fluttered [by, past, around]
  3. the [flag, leaves] fluttered
  4. was fluttering in the [breeze, wind]
  5. the [paper, leaves, confetti] fluttered down
  6. my [heart, stomach] fluttered (with excitement)
  7. my [heart] was fluttering like a butterfly
  8. his pulse was fluttering (wildly)
  9. [his, her] fingers fluttered
n as adj
  1. [use, learn] the flutter kick
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