aflutter

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adjective aflut·ter \ə-ˈflə-tər\

Definition of aflutter

  1. 1 :  being in a flutter :  fluttering

  2. 2 :  nervously excited all aflutter at the news

  3. 3 :  filled with or marked by the presence of fluttering things roofs aflutter with flags

Examples of aflutter in a sentence

  1. Her heart was aflutter at the thought of his return.

  2. Jonathan was all aflutter about proposing to Shelley that evening.

1830

First Known Use of aflutter

1830


AFLUTTER Defined for English Language Learners

aflutter

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adjective aflut·ter \ə-ˈflə-tər\

Definition of aflutter for English Language Learners

  • : nervously excited


AFLUTTER Defined for Kids

aflutter

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adjective aflut·ter \ə-ˈflə-tər\

Definition of aflutter for Students

  1. 1 :  flapping quickly The flags were aflutter in the breeze.

  2. 2 :  very excited and nervous Her heart was aflutter at the thought of his arrival.



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