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Definition of the onomatopoeic word ‘flutter’.

Flutter
Pronunciation:
\ˈflə-tər\
Function:
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
Date:
before 12th century
intransitive verb
1: to flap the wings rapidly
2 a: to move with quick wavering or flapping motions b: to vibrate in irregular spasms
3: to move about or behave in an agitated aimless mannertransitive verb: to cause to flutter
flut·ter·er \-tər-ər\ noun
flut·tery \-tər-ē\ adjective


flutter. (2008). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.
Retrieved May 15, 2008, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flutter
 
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