Flutteringly
Flutteringly \Flut"ter*ing*ly\, adv. In a fluttering manner. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • flutteringly — flut·ter·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • flutteringly — adverb : with a flutter : in the manner of 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

  • twinkle — twinkler, n. /twing keuhl/, v., twinkled, twinkling, n. v.i. 1. to shine with a flickering gleam of light, as a star or distant light. 2. to sparkle in the light: The diamond on her finger twinkled in the firelight. 3. (of the eyes) to be bright… …   Universalium

  • fitfully — Synonyms and related words: at haphazard, at intervals, at irregular intervals, at random, brokenly, by catches, by chance, by fits, by jerks, by skips, by snatches, capriciously, carelessly, desultorily, disconnectedly, discontinuously,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • jerkily — Synonyms and related words: at irregular intervals, at random, brokenly, by catches, by fits, by jerks, by snatches, capriciously, desultorily, disconnectedly, discontinuously, eccentrically, erratically, fitfully, flutteringly, haltingly, in… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • spasmodically — Synonyms and related words: at haphazard, at intervals, at irregular intervals, at random, brokenly, by catches, by chance, by fits, by jerks, by snatches, capriciously, carelessly, chaotically, desultorily, disconnectedly, discontinuously,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • flutter — verb 1》 fly unsteadily by flapping the wings quickly and lightly. 2》 move or fall with a light irregular motion. 3》 (of a pulse or heartbeat) beat feebly or irregularly. noun 1》 an act or instance of fluttering.     ↘a state or sensation of… …   English new terms dictionary

  • pitapat — adv 1. flutteringly, in a flutter, atremble, with palpitations, tremulously, twitteringly, in a twitter, pitter patter. n 2. patter, pitter patter, flutter, palpitation; drumming, pounding, beating, throbbing, pulsing, pulsation, tattoo …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • twinkle — twin•kle [[t]ˈtwɪŋ kəl[/t]] v. kled, kling, n. 1) to shine with a flickering gleam of light, as a star or distant light 2) to sparkle in the light 3) (of the eyes) to be bright with amusement, pleasure, etc 4) to move flutteringly and quickly, as …   From formal English to slang

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