Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of flutterer.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Unlike the UK's other blue-tinged flutterers, large blues have unique black markings on their upper fore-wings.

    Butterflies: out of the blue

  • Public places abound with those flutterers after youth and beauty; unmeaning admirers, who sigh at every new face; or black traitors to society, who seek but to try, and try but to publish their own power of conquest. '

    Camilla

  • 'Ah, my Lord! how wide are the poor inconsiderate little flutterers from being aware of such a question!

    Camilla

  • The buzzers and flutterers are as pleasurable in the garden as the flowers here.

    Plant It And They Will Come « Fairegarden

  • Dingy, ill – plumed, drowsy flutterers, sent, like many of the neighbouring children, to get a livelihood in the streets, they hop, from stone to stone, in forlorn search of some hidden eatable in the mud, and can scarcely raise a crow among them.

    Nicholas Nickleby

  • A steady man, a man of virtue, a man of morals, was worth a thousand of such gay flutterers.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • His altered voice was meant to you, and you were to suppose that his fictitious co-flutterers on the stage perceived nothing at all of it.

    English literary criticism

  • We got on merrily, in spite of our legs, and overtook two very young travellers, whom I recognised as the flutterers before the presence of the magistrate at Perleberg.

    A Tramp's Wallet stored by an English goldsmith during his wanderings in Germany and France

  • Did it ever occur to you to think what the first nest was like -- what home the first reptile-like scale flutterers chose?

    The Log of the Sun A Chronicle of Nature's Year

  • The three other women of her party, flutterers rather, did little but set off their hostess.

    Ruggles of Red Gap

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