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Put loudness and slowness together, though, and the results tend to feel hefty and overgrown in our mind’s ear, even though we’re only experiencing a weightless flutter of air.

There are ghosts that may flutter above the stage at the Met.

Farrow smiles and butterflies flutter and stars shoot across the night sky.

It started off small: a hint of annoyance here, a flutter of incredulity there.

There are no red carpets and you just flutter about watching films.

Just as suddenly she was gone, leaving a flutter of red curtains.

They generally flutter for two or three minutes about the most elevated point of any object, and then disappear.

Oh, Ive had it out and felt behind it, urged Miss Carrington, all of a flutter now.

There was a note in her voice of such absolute sincerity, mingled with fear, that he opened his arms and let her flutter away.

It is why they have black wings and tails, why they flutter so with joy, and why they never finish their song.

He half expected a check to fall fluttering to the floor; but alas, there was not a single flutter.


On this page you'll find 113 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to flutter, such as: drift, flicker, flit, flop, hover, and quiver.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.