2. Verb. (present participle of fluster) ¹
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Definition of Flustering
1. fluster [v] - See also: fluster
Lexicographical Neighbors of Flustering
Literary usage of Flustering
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Innocents Abroad, Or, The New Pilgrims' Progress: Being Some Account of by Mark Twain (1869)
"... the next evening, we steamed into the great artificial harbor of this noble city of Marseilles, and saw the dying sunlight gild its flustering ..."
2. The Pathfinder by James Fenimore Cooper (1840)
"... it has a quiet majesty about it, that is altogether unlike the frothy and flustering manner of smaller matters, and so it was with them rapids. ..."
3. Spectator (The)by Richard Steele, Joseph Addison by Richard Steele, Joseph Addison (1836)
"But as I have set up for a an, I resolve to be a faithful one ; and this public occasion to admonish a nan, who came flustering into the ..."
4. The History of England from the Accession of James II. by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Samuel Austin Allibone (1875)
"His practice of flustering himself daily with claret was hardly considered as a fault by his contemporaries. His knowledge, his gravity and his independent ..."
5. Viagens ethnographicas sul americanas: Argentina by Charmian London, Online Archive of California, Simoens da Silva (1921)
"I turned to see whom the door was admitting, and there was he, red and flustering with an armful of flowers, and my double-violets—a bunch as large as his ..."
6. English Hunger and Industrial Disorders: A Study of Social Conflict During by Walter James Shelton (1922)
"... then, was there to tell us The flux of flustering hours Of their own tide would bring us By no device of ours To where the ..."