adjective see flutter I

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  • fluttery — ˈfləd.ərē, ətə , ri adjective : given to or characterized by fluttering a light full fluttery skirt fluttery mannerisms …   Useful english dictionary

  • fluttery — 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. 2) a state of… …   English terms dictionary

  • fluttery — /flut euh ree/, adj. fluttering; apt to flutter. [1350 1400; ME; see FLUTTER, Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • fluttery — adjective That flutters; fluttering …   Wiktionary

  • fluttery — Synonyms and related words: aflicker, agitated, all shook up, all overish, bickering, blinking, brainless, bustling, dancing, desultory, dizzy, empty headed, featherbrained, featherheaded, fidgeting, fidgety, flashing, flickering, flickery,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fluttery — adj. quivery, trembly, shaking; agitated …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fluttery — flut·tery …   English syllables

  • fluttery — /ˈflʌtəri/ (say flutuhree) adjective fluttering; apt to flutter …   Australian English dictionary

  • flutter — I. verb Etymology: Middle English floteren to float, flutter, from Old English floterian, frequentative of flotian to float; akin to Old English flēotan to float more at fleet Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. to flap the wings… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • A Streetcar Named Desire (play) — A Streetcar Named Desire 1st edition (New Directions) Written by Tennessee Williams Characters …   Wikipedia

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