Definition of aflutter
1 : being in a flutter : fluttering
2 : nervously excited all aflutter at the news
3 : filled with or marked by the presence of fluttering things roofs aflutter with flags
Examples of aflutter in a sentence
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
AFLUTTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of aflutter for English Language Learners
: nervously excited
AFLUTTER Defined for Kids
Definition of aflutter for Students
1 : flapping quickly The flags were aflutter in the breeze.
2 : very excited and nervous Her heart was aflutter at the thought of his arrival.
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