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


From a- +‎ flutter. (Wiktionary)



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