from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Being in a flutter; fluttering: with flags aflutter.
- adj. Nervous and excited.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. In a state of excited anticipation or confusion.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a flutter; agitated.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a flutter or commotion: agitated; fluttering.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. excited in anticipation
A couple of posters are all "aflutter" on the last thread.
It wasn't long before Mr. Rochester set her young heart aflutter: "for he had great, dark eyes, and very fine eyes, too…."
Indeed, Mr. Kaufmann has achieved nothing less than outright stardom in recent years, especially at the Metropolitan Opera, where his every appearance sets legions of music-loving hearts aflutter.
Its attitudes are a Hare-brained mixture: both principled and progressive – not many dramatists make a woman representative of an era – and sentimentally flawed, since that woman, sensitive, volatile, beguiling, is aflutter with traditional femininity.
Question: I, like so many Glee fans, am aflutter with worry over what will happen if/when the core group of students graduates.
Seeing Madame Alberte in the window on cinema verite set my heart aflutter.
Apparently, Hollywood is still aflutter over Ricky Gervais's roasty hostdom of the Golden Globes, during which he did his best to insult every celebrity in...
Apparently, Hollywood is still aflutter over Ricky Gervais's roasty hostdom of the Golden Globes, during which he did his best to insult every celebrity in the room, several who weren't in the room, and the not-famous-until-he-was-ruthlessly-mocked head of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
Apparently, Hollywood is still aflutter over Ricky Gervais s roasty hostdom of the Golden Globes, during which he did his best to insult every celebrity in...
But in a large loft office in Manhattan, a few dozen 20-somethings have been aflutter over hearts for weeks.
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