- flutter [flut′ər]vi.[ME floteren < OE flotorian, freq. of flotian < base of fleotan: see FLEET2]1. to flap the wings rapidly, as in short flight or without flying at all2. to wave or vibrate rapidly and irregularly [a flag fluttering in the wind]3. to move with quick vibrations, flaps, etc.4. to be in a state of tremulous excitement; tremble; quiver5. to move restlessly; bustlevt.1. to cause to move in quick, irregular motions2. to throw into a state of excitement, alarm, or confusionn.1. a fluttering movement; vibration2. a state of excitement or confusion3. a condition of the heart in which the contractions are very rapid but generally regular4. a potentially destructive vibration of a part of an aircraft, as the wing, caused by aerodynamic forces5. Brit. a small gamble or speculation6.a) a rapid fluctuation in the amplitude of a reproduced sound: cf. WOW2b) a flicker in the image on a television screenflutterern.flutteryadj.
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