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  • adj. That flutters; fluttering

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Fluttering; wavering; waving; apt to flutter.


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  • A foreign princeor more than onethe idea gave her a kind of fluttery feeling of excitement inside.

    Exile's Valor

  • I'm writing a paper on poetry and modernism, and am getting that kind of fluttery Why am I a History Major when all I want to read is Poetry feeling.

    lazarus Diary Entry

  • Kelly finally resurfaced to continue acting fluttery around Principal Wilson and avoiding his request to have lunch.

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  • On Late Night tonight, he got all wide-eyed and fluttery over a still-ailing Kristen Stewart, who was making the last stop on her New Moon publicity tour.

    Kristen Stewart on Fallon: 'Jimmy! Move out of the way so we can see Kristen!' |

  • Precisely at that moment, I felt a kick – a fluttery “thump, thump” in my own uterus.

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  • Set against the broad backdrop of the 2008 presidential campaign — when politicians were crisscrossing his path in pursuit of fluttery voters — and the more intimate focus of a family health crisis, the book stitches together keenly observed moments in the lives of butterflies, birds, plants and the people who care about them.

    Butterfly Quest

  • The one constant is Mary, who in her fluttery, birdlike way - and through the distorting lens of a perpetually full wine glass - shows a weakness for disastrously misreading casual kindness and winking jokes.

    Somewhere between settled and unsettling

  • Perhaps it was that she had her finger on the audience's fluttery pulse.

    The Church of Oprah

  • A queer fluttery feeling beat against her insides.

    Earl of Durkness

  • It was in the dusk of Death's fluttery wings that Tarwater thus crouched, and, like his remote forebear, the child-man, went to myth-making, and sun-heroizing, himself hero-maker and the hero in quest of the immemorable treasure difficult of attainment.



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  • feeling perky, happy, and excited

    example: Kristen was so fluttery after John asked her out on a date.

    January 15, 2009