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Overview of noun flutter

The noun flutter has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) waver, flutter, flicker

(the act of moving back and forth)

2. flutter

(abnormally rapid beating of the auricles of the heart (especially in a regular rhythm); can result in heart block)

3. disturbance, disruption, commotion, flutter, hurly burly, to-do, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, kerfuffle

(a disorderly outburst or tumult; "they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused")

4. flap, flapping, flutter, fluttering

(the motion made by flapping up and down)


Overview of verb flutter

The verb flutter has 5 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) flit, flutter, fleet, dart

(move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart; "The hummingbird flitted among the branches")

2. (1) flicker, waver, flitter, flutter, quiver

(move back and forth very rapidly; "the candle flickered")

3. flutter

(flap the wings rapidly or fly with flapping movements; "The seagulls fluttered overhead")

4. palpitate, flutter

(beat rapidly; "His heart palpitated")

5. bat, flutter

(wink briefly; "bat one's eyelids")

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