Aflutter
Aflutter A*flut"ter, adv. & a. [Pref. a- + flutter.] In a flutter; agitated. [1913 Webster]

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  • aflutter — (adj.) 1830, from A (Cf. a ) (1) + FLUTTER (Cf. flutter) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • aflutter — [ə flut′ər] adv., adj. in a flutter …   English World dictionary

  • aflutter — adj. (colloq.) 1) all aflutter 2) aflutter with (aflutter with excitement) * * * [ə flʌtə] (colloq.) all aflutter aflutter with (aflutter with excitement) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • aflutter — adjective Date: 1830 1. being in a flutter ; fluttering 2. nervously excited < all aflutter at the news > 3. filled with or marked by the presence of fluttering things < roofs aflutter with flags > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • aflutter — adjective /əˈflʌt.ə,əˈflʌt.ɚ/ In a state of excited anticipation or confusion. Once inside the house, everything was aflutter until I was safe and sound. See Also: flutter …   Wiktionary

  • aflutter — /euh flut euhr/, adj. in a flutter. [1820 30; A 1 + FLUTTER] * * * …   Universalium

  • aflutter — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. agitated (See agitation) …   English dictionary for students

  • aflutter — adj. rapidly moving (as in wings); nervous, excited …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aflutter — adjective in a state of tremulous excitement …   English new terms dictionary

  • aflutter — aflut·ter …   English syllables

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