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Synonyms for flutter

Synonyms for flutter

to move or cause to move about while being fixed at one edge

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to move through the air with or as if with wings

to move quickly, lightly, and irregularly like a bird in flight

to move (one's arms or wings, for example) up and down

Synonyms for flutter

the act of moving back and forth

abnormally rapid beating of the auricles of the heart (especially in a regular rhythm)

the motion made by flapping up and down

move along rapidly and lightly

move back and forth very rapidly

flap the wings rapidly or fly with flapping movements

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beat rapidly

wink briefly

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References in classic literature ?
he exclaimed; and then he insisted on the Wizard taking the box of flutters and the little girl accepting the box of rustles.
Here, then, I made my home; and although it is a lonely place I amuse myself making rustles and flutters, and so get along very nicely.
Beside the margin a derelict barrel would be turning over and over in the water; a switch of laburnum, with yellowing leaves, would go meandering through the reeds; and a belated gull would flutter up, dive again into the cold depths, rise once more, and disappear into the mist.
AW, Gosforth, Newcastle Night Wings THE tortoiseshell in the room Fluttering around the light As though it's an electric moon Flashes of orange On fragile wings Around in circles the butterfly goes Before settling on the blue wall Taking off again towards the window Out into the shadows of night The tortoiseshell flutters away Leaving behind a feeling of awe.
She won the cash on the "national" bingo link-up at the Flutters Club, in Rugby Road, Hinckley, over the bank holiday weekend.
Dr Bexton said: "During the procedure, doctors try to electrically burn the tissue which causes the flutters.
Asked if he had any last-minute flutters before deciding to run, Parks said, ``I haven't had the flutters since eighth grade.