Definition of Flutters

1. Noun. (plural of flutter) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of flutter) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flutters

1. flutter [v] - See also: flutter

Lexicographical Neighbors of Flutters

flutter the dovecote
flutterball
flutterbies
flutterboard
flutterboards
flutterby
fluttered
fluttered the dovecote
flutterer
flutterers
fluttering
fluttering the dovecote
flutteringly
flutterings
flutters (current term)
flutters the dovecote
fluttersome
fluttery
fluty
fluvalinate
fluvastatin
fluvents
fluvial
fluvialist
fluvialists
fluviatic
fluviatile
fluvic
fluvio-marine

Literary usage of Flutters

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

1. Shirley: A Tale by Charlotte Brontë (1850)
"... What flutters my dove ?" asked Moore, as she nestled to, and then uneasily shrank from him. Suddenly, Caroline was troubled ; her lip quivered. ..."

2. The Works of Virgil by Virgil (1891)
"As when throughout the spacious mansions of some wealthy lord the sable swallow flutters, and on the wing traverses the lofty courts, picking up her scanty ..."

3. Pushing to the Front: Or, Success Under Difficulties; a Book of Inspiration by Orison Swett Marden (1894)
"Genius darts, flutters, and tires; but perseverance wears and wins. The all-day horse wins the race. The afternoon-man wears off the laurels. ..."

4. Letters Written in the Interior of Cuba: Between the Mountains of Arcana, to by Abiel Abbot (1829)
"It is evident this parasite is propagated by winged seeds, which the breeze flutters in the air like the thistle. LETTER XLVII. MRS AE G— SANTA. ..."

5. The Flower of Old Japan: And Other Poems by Alfred Noyes (1907)
"... red and clear, flutters in the black wet pane, It is very good to hear Howling winds and trotting rain: It is very good indeed, When the nights are dark ..."

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