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Synonyms for flutter

Synonyms for flutter

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


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

Related Words

beat rapidly

wink briefly


References in classic literature ?
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.
I'm sure she will be greatly pleased," said Dorothy, who remembered the Braided Man well; and the Wizard introduced the guest to the rest of the company and made him sit down in a chair and keep quiet, for, if allowed, he would talk continually about his flutters.
EXE--flutter calculation using Theodorsen's strip aerodynamic theory for airfoil with (optional) control surface with (optional) tab, V-g method (K-method) of flutter equation solution, FORTRAN 77, Microsoft Fortran Compiler, v.
The attending anaesthetist subsequently noted a change in the cardiac rhythm of the patient to atrial flutter (Figure 1).
The Food and Drug Administration has approved dronedarone to help maintain normal heart rhythms in outpatients with a history of atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter.
Summary: Bookmakers believe punters will ignore the credit crunch and have their annual flutter on the Grand National.
People may have more at stake than their occasional flutter as financial chiefs admitted they would consider them unfavourably.
Q: I had ablation of the atrioventricular (AV) node in 2001 that apparently took care of my atrial fibrillation but left me with heart flutter.
ARDELL lashes come in pairs or as individual "wispies" so you can give nature a helping hand or go for the full-on Bambi flutter.
The concept of active flutter (Garrik, 1976) means controlling by some active devices--typically through activated controls--the natural instabilities of the structure, so as to make this flutter-free beyond its "nominal" flutter boundary.
In paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, sudden episodes of abnormal impulses occur in the atria resulting in irregular heart beats, while in paroxysmal atrial flutter, the heartbeat is in a regular rhythm, but beats rapidly.
KINGSWINFORD'S Michael Flutter is relishing his return to action at the world famous Isle of Man TT for the first time in seven years.
Birds communicate with other members of their species through a wide array of sounds made both by singing and by using their feathers and other body parts to flutter, tap, and scrape out their messages.
atrial flutter with 1:1 atrioventricular conduction
Passengers can enjoy a flutter when they book online for flights on low-cost airline Ryanair under a deal announced yesterday.