Definition of 'flutter'
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Example sentences containing 'flutter'
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Standards flutter in the breeze. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Helpful officials flutter around you like butterflies. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Around the ring the first handkerchief began to flutter. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Was it alone the closeness of this fulfilment which made her heart flutter? Daniel Deronda (1876)There is some fluttering about when our interview should happen. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Now might be the time for a quick flutter on his summer departure. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There was a flutter of interest in a couple of resources minnows. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Then they spot a tiny white flag fluttering from the window and relax. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The candles fluttered with the movement of the air from the door to the window. THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)New music that makes my heart a flutter. The Sun (2015)The moths themselves are also fluttering about in the daytime in long grass. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There are the flags fluttering defiantly from cars. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Outside the hotel, the flags of all nations still flutter in the breeze. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Amid the grief of losing a parent there is also a small, shaming flutter of liberation. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You feel it very quick thud or flutter the chest - then goes back to normal. The Sun (2006)The more usual scenario is for colossal public art to cause a small flutter, then be ignored. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was known to enjoy a flutter on the horses, dogs and football matches he was not connected with. The Sun (2011)You know summer's just around the corner when you see your first butterfly fluttering around the garden or the park. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Butterfly high notes flutter free. Times, Sunday Times (2012)She was a little fluttered and nervous, but no more so than she always was when any man came into her shop. Cranford (1853)I reckon that about 50 per cent of them like a flutter on other matches. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He smokes, weighs around 16st and loves a flutter on the horses. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'flutter'
British English: flutter VERB
If something thin or light flutters, or if you flutter it, it moves up and down or from side to side with a lot of quick, light movements.
Her chiffon skirt was fluttering in the night breeze.
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