Definition of aflutter
- all aflutter at the news
- roofs aflutter with flags
Her heart was aflutter at the thought of his return.
Jonathan was all aflutter about proposing to Shelley that evening.
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keyed up, on edge, on pins and needles, on tenterhooks;
: nervously excited
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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