flutter

[ fluht-er ]SEE DEFINITION OF flutter

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FLUTTER

When K. insisted on carrying her upstairs, she went in a flutter.

The flutter of the departing skirt, as he came into the room, assured him it was one of these.

And he was not even quite sure that there had been a flutter.

Miss Perry sat down in the teacher's chair, her heart all in a flutter.

He was roused from his flutter of satisfaction by hearing Mr. Burrows' voice.

Old Nicholas nodded gravely, and at that moment Hattie came up, all in a flutter.

She sat down, and ordered her hot milk and, with a flutter, awaited it.

In a flutter she jumped up and went to another part of the room.

Out in the back-pasture, a quail could flutter up under his nose unharmed.

When I came out in a flutter of anxiety, there was no one there.

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