: nervously excited <all aflutter at the news>
: filled with or marked by the presence of fluttering things <roofs aflutter with flags>
Examples of AFLUTTER
- Her heart was aflutter at the thought of his return.
- <Jonathan was all aflutter about proposing to Shelley that evening.>
First Known Use of AFLUTTER
Related to AFLUTTER
- nervous, antsy, anxious, atwitter, dithery, edgy, goosey, het up, hinky [slang], hung up, ill at ease, insecure, jittery, jumpy, nervy, perturbed, queasy (also queazy), tense, troubled, uneasy, unquiet, upset, uptight, worried
- calm, collected, cool, easy, happy-go-lucky, nerveless, relaxed
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