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Definition of flutter noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary


/ˈflʌər/ flutter pronunciation American
1 [countable, usually singular] a quick, light movementthe flutter of wingswith a flutter of her long, dark eyelashes(figurative)to feel a flutter of panic in your stomach2 [singular] a state of nervous or confused excitementHer sudden arrival caused quite a be in a flutter3 [countable] a very fast heartbeat, caused when someone is nervous or excitedHer heart gave a flutter as she went out on stage.4 [uncountable] (medical) a medical condition in which you have a fast, unsteady heartbeat5 [uncountable] (technical) rapid changes in the pitch or volume of recorded sound compare wow