Flutterer \Flut"ter*er\, n. One who, or that which, flutters. [1913 Webster]

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  • flutterer —    a machine to assist in lie detection    It records variations in the subject s pulse, temperature, sweat, etc.:     What we used to call a lie detector, sir. A polygraph, known in the business as a flutterer. (le Carré, 1989) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • flutterer — noun see flutter I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • flutterer — See flutter. * * * …   Universalium

  • flutterer — noun Agent noun of flutter; one who flutters …   Wiktionary

  • flutterer — n. superficial person; restless person; person or thing that moves about in an agitated manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • flutterer — flut·ter·er …   English syllables

  • flutterer — ˈfləd.ərə(r), lətə noun ( s) : one that flutters …   Useful english dictionary

  • flutter — flutterer, n. flutteringly, adv. /flut euhr/, v.i. 1. to wave, flap, or toss about: Banners fluttered in the breeze. 2. to flap the wings rapidly; fly with flapping movements. 3. to move in quick, irregular motions; vibrate. 4. to beat rapidly,… …   Universalium

  • Raxivort — Greyhawk Deity|fgcolor=#fff bgcolor=#000 fgcolor=#fff name=Raxivort title=Lord of Xvartkind, Packmaster of Rats, Night Flutterer home=Pandemonium power=Lesser alignment=Chaotic Evil portfolio=Bats, wererats, rats, xvarts domains=Animal, Chaos,… …   Wikipedia

  • Accipiter nisus — Sparrow Spar row, n. [OE. sparwe, AS. spearwa; akin to OHG. sparo, G. sperling, Icel. sp[ o]rr, Dan. spurv, spurre, Sw. sparf, Goth. sparwa; originally, probably, the quiverer or flutterer, and akin to E. spurn. See {Spurn}, and cf. {Spavin}.] 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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