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flauchter

verb flauch·ter \ˈflȯḵər, -lȧk-\
variants: or

flaughter

\ˈflȯḵər, -lȧk-\

Definition of flauchter

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. intransitive verb
  2. chiefly Scottish :  flutter, flicker the candle flauchters in the draft

  3. transitive verb
  4. chiefly Scottish :  excite, fluster a little whiskey had flauchtered him

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Origin and Etymology of flauchter

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


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flauchter

noun flauch·ter \"\
variants: or

flaughter

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Definition of flauchter

plural

-s

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  flickering

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