Definition of Fluttering

1. Noun. The motion made by flapping up and down.

Exact synonyms: Flap, Flapping, Flutter
Generic synonyms: Undulation, Wave
Derivative terms: Flap, Flap, Flap, Flap, Flap, Flap, Flap, Flap, Flutter



Definition of Fluttering

1. Noun. Rapid back and forth waving or oscillation. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of flutter) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fluttering

1. flutter [v] - See also: flutter

Lexicographical Neighbors of Fluttering

flutter-fibrillation
flutter-fibrillation waves
flutter in the dovecote
flutter kick
flutter the dovecote
flutterball
flutterbies
flutterboard
flutterboards
flutterby
fluttered
fluttered the dovecote
flutterer
flutterers
fluttering (current term)
fluttering the dovecote
flutteringly
flutterings
flutters
flutters the dovecote
fluttersome
fluttery
fluty
fluvalinate
fluvastatin
fluvents
fluvial
fluvialist
fluvialists

Literary usage of Fluttering

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Southern Literary Messenger by Carnegie-Mellon University, School of Computer Science (1844)
"The kindest wishes and the inosi fluttering expressions come to us from every quarter. \Ve take leave to publish the following extracts, ..."

2. Meditations and Contemplations by James Hervey (1813)
"than our fingers press such a feeble fluttering insect to Wire not such the breathings of his enamoured soul i' ..."

3. British Poets of the Nineteenth Century: Poems by Wordsworth, Coleridge by Curtis Hidden Page (1910)
"... thy heart and By flying hair and fluttering hem, — the feet, How passionately and irretrievably, In what fond flight, how many ways and days ! Lxxviii. ..."

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