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See definition of fluttering on Dictionary.com
  • as inairy
  • as inblowing
  • as inflying
  • as inpneumatic
  • as inquivering

synonyms for fluttering

  • breezy
  • uncluttered
  • aerial
  • atmospheric
  • blowy
  • drafty
  • exposed
  • fresh
  • gaseous
  • gusty
  • light
  • lofty
  • out-of-doors
  • vaporous
  • ventilated
  • well-ventilated
  • windy
  • tumbling
  • whirling
  • flapping
  • whipping
  • aerial
  • floating
  • soaring
  • drifting
  • express
  • flapping
  • fleet
  • gliding
  • hovering
  • mobile
  • streaming
  • waving
  • winging
  • zooming
  • aeronautical
  • airborne
  • avian
  • mercurial
  • on the wing
  • speedy
  • volant
  • volar
  • volitant

antonyms for fluttering

MOST RELEVANT
  • burdensome
  • close
  • closed
  • heavy
  • oppressive
  • stuffy
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          How to use fluttering in a sentence

          It is a sad spectacle to see the weaklings bruised, exhausted, fluttering back to earth.'
          THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
          She dropped her whip and gloves on to a table, and sank into a chair to wait, her heart fluttering in her throat.
          MISTRESS WILDINGRAFAEL SABATINI
          She is all fragrant with blossoms, and in a moment the butterflies come fluttering round her.
          CHILD LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYANATOLE FRANCE
          He led Kennedy up-stairs, and left him at the door; he well knew that her heart would be fluttering as much as his.
          JULIAN HOMEDEAN FREDERIC W. FARRAR
          Soon we could see the innumerable banners fluttering, and then the sun struck the sea of armor and set it all aflash.
          A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
          Occasionally a faint fluttering of the pulse seemed to tell of returning power; but it was but a false hope held out.
          BY BIRTH A LADYGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
          He did not even feel the soft fluttering breath, playing and hesitating, as it were, round her lips as her eyes slowly closed.
          BY BIRTH A LADYGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
          He half expected a check to fall fluttering to the floor; but alas, there was not a single flutter.
          LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
          He showed no sign of life, except that Ida imagined that she detected a feeble fluttering of the heart.
          ALONEMARION HARLAND
          With a noisy, petulant fluttering of foliage the bushes sprang back to their former position.
          MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
          SYNONYM OF THE DAY
          OCTOBER 26, 1985
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          capacitor

          WORDS RELATED TO FLUTTERING

          • aerial
          • atmospheric
          • blowy
          • breezy
          • drafty
          • exposed
          • fluttering
          • fresh
          • gaseous
          • gusty
          • light
          • lofty
          • out-of-doors
          • uncluttered
          • vaporous
          • ventilated
          • well-ventilated
          • windy
          • aerial
          • aeronautical
          • airborne
          • avian
          • drifting
          • express
          • flapping
          • fleet
          • floating
          • fluttering
          • gliding
          • hovering
          • mercurial
          • mobile
          • on the wing
          • soaring
          • speedy
          • streaming
          • volant
          • volar
          • volitant
          • waving
          • winging
          • zooming
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