intransitive verb flack·er \ˈflakə(r)\

Definition of flacker


dialectal, England

  1. :  flutter, palpitate

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Origin and Etymology of flacker

Middle English flakeren; akin to Middle Dutch flackeren to flutter, Middle High German vlackern to flicker, Old Norse flökra to roam around, and perhaps to Latin plangere to beat — more at plaint

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