flauchter

verb
flauch·​ter
variants: or flaughter \ ˈflȯḵər , -​lȧk-​ \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of flauchter

 (Entry 1 of 2)

intransitive verb

chiefly Scottish : flutter, flicker the candle flauchters in the draft

transitive verb

chiefly Scottish : excite, fluster a little whiskey had flauchtered him

flauchter

noun
variants: or flaughter \ " \
plural -s

Definition of flauchter (Entry 2 of 2)

chiefly Scottish

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History and Etymology for flauchter

Verb

Scots flocht flutter, bustle, excitement + English -er (frequentative suffix)

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“Flauchter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flauchter. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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