Definition of Aflutter

1. Adjective. Excited in anticipation.

Exact synonyms: Nervous
Similar to: Excited
Derivative terms: Nervousness

Definition of Aflutter

1. adv. & a. In a flutter; agitated.

Definition of Aflutter

1. Adjective. (postpositive) In a state of excited anticipation or confusion. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aflutter

1. nervously excited [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aflutter

aflatoxin B1 reductase
aflatoxin G2a reductase
aflatoxin b1
aflatoxin m1
aflatoxins
aflaunt
aflibercept
aflicker
aflicker(p)
afloat
afloat(p)
afloqualone
aflow
aflower
aflush
aflutter (current term)
afoam
afocal
afoord
afoorded
afoording
afoords
afoot
afoot(p)
afore
afore-
aforecited
aforegoing
aforehan'
aforehand

Literary usage of Aflutter

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1. A Compendious German Grammar by William Dwight Whitney (1870)
"... bie aflutter 80. 1. A few nouns are of this class in the singular and of the second declension in the plural; a few others have lost an original ending ..."

2. The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient by Richard Garnett, Leon i.e. Alexandre Le'on Valle'e, Léon Vallée, Alois Leonhard Brandl (1899)
"(They will not hush, the leaves aflutter round me- the beech leaves old.) And now I wander in the woods Where summer gluts the golden bees, Or in autumnal ..."

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