HyperDic: flutter

English > 9 senses of the word flutter:
VERBmotionflutter, flit, fleet, dartmove along rapidly and lightly
motionflutter, flicker, waver, flitter, quivermove back and forth very rapidly
motionflutterflap the wings rapidly or fly with flapping movements
motionflutter, palpitatebeat rapidly
bodyflutter, batwink briefly
NOUNactflutter, waver, flickerthe act of moving back and forth
stateflutterabnormally rapid beating of the auricles of the heart (especially in a regular rhythm)
stateflutter, disturbance, disruption, commotion, hurly burly, to-do, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, kerfufflea disorderly outburst or tumult
eventflutter, flap, flapping, flutteringthe motion made by flapping up and down
flutter > pronunciation
Soundsflah'ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > flutter: 9 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of moving back and forth.
Synonymswaver, flicker
Broadermotion, movement, move, motilityA change of position that does not entail a change of location
Spanishparpadeo, pestañeo, vacilación
Catalanaleteig, parpelleig
Verbsfluttermove back and forth very rapidly
fluttermove along rapidly and lightly
English > flutter: 9 senses > noun 2, state
Meaningabnormally rapid beating of the auricles of the heart (especially in a regular rhythm); can result in heart block.
Broadercardiac arrhythmia, arrhythmiaAn abnormal rate of muscle contractions in the heart
Spanishaleteo
Verbsflutterbeat rapidly
English > flutter: 9 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningA disorderly outburst or tumult.
Synonymsdisturbance, disruption, commotion, hurly burly, to-do, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, kerfuffle
Narrowerconvulsion, turmoil, upheavalA violent disturbance
earthquakeA disturbance that is extremely disruptive
incidentA public disturbance
stir, splashA prominent or sensational but short-lived news event
storm, tempestA violent commotion or disturbance
storm center, storm centreA center of trouble or disturbance
tumult, tumultuousness, uproar, garboilA state of commotion and noise and confusion
BroaderdisorderA disturbance of the peace or of public order
Spanishagitación, alboroto, barrila, bullicio, cacao, confusión, conmoción, disturbio, disturbios, encargos, kerfuffle, lío, movida, pendientes, perturbación, quehacer, revoloteo, ruido, ruptura, sarao, tomate, trapisonda, trastorno, tumulto
Catalanaldarull, commoció, desgavell, desori, disturbi, enrenou, kerfuffle, rebombori, sarau
English > flutter: 9 senses > noun 4, event
MeaningThe motion made by flapping up and down.
Synonymsflap, flapping, fluttering
Broaderwave, undulation(physics) a movement up and down or back and forth
Spanishagitación, aleteo, revoloteo, revuelo
English > flutter: 9 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart.
PatternSomebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe crowds flutter in the streets; The streets flutter with crowds
Synonymsflit, fleet, dart
Narrowerbutterflyflutter like a butterfly
Broadertravel rapidly, speed, hurry, zipMove very fast
Spanishprecipitarse
Catalanaletejar, apressar-se, onejar, precipitar-se, trémer, tremolar, voletejar
Nounsflutterthe act of moving back and forth
English > flutter: 9 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningmove back and forth very rapidly.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Synonymsflicker, waver, flitter, quiver
Broadermove back and forthMove in one direction and then into the opposite direction
Spanishaletear, estremecerse, ondear, oscilar, parpadear, revolotear, temblar, vacilar, vibrar
Catalanestremir-se, onejar, oscil·lar, trémer, tremolar, vacil·lar, vibrar
Nounsflutterthe act of moving back and forth
flutteringthe motion made by flapping up and down
English > flutter: 9 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningFlap the wings rapidly or fly with flapping movements.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The seagulls fluttered overhead"
Broaderbeat, flapMove with a thrashing motion
English > flutter: 9 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningBeat rapidly.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonympalpitate
Broaderbeat, pound, thumpMove rhythmically
Similar topalpitateCause to throb / throb or beat rapidly
Spanishondear, palpitar
Nounsflutterabnormally rapid beating of the auricles of the heart (especially in a regular rhythm)
English > flutter: 9 senses > verb 5, body
Meaningwink briefly.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymbat
Broaderblink, wink, nictitate, nictatebriefly shut the eyes
Spanishaletear, parpadear ligeramente, pestañear
Catalanparpellejar

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