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Another word for flutter

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Verb
  1. To move or cause to move about while being fixed at one edge

      1. To move freely back and forth or up and down in the air, as branches in the wind.
      2. To make a signal with an up-and-down or back-and-forth movement of the hand or an object held in the hand:
      3. To have an undulating or wavy form; curve or curl:
      1. To move through the air by means of wings or winglike parts.
      2. To travel by air:
      3. To operate an aircraft or spacecraft.
      1. A projecting or hanging piece usually attached to something on one side and often intended to protect or cover:
      2. Either of the folded ends of a book jacket that fit inside the front and back covers.
      3. A variable control surface on the trailing edge of an aircraft wing, used primarily to increase lift or drag.
    See also:

    repetition

  2. To move through the air with or as if with wings

      1. One of a pair of movable appendages used for flying, as the feather-covered modified forelimb of a bird or the skin-covered modified forelimb of a bat or pterosaur.
      2. One of the one or two pairs of membranous structures used for flying that extend from the thorax of an insect.
      3. A structure or part used by an animal for gliding through the air, as the folds of skin of a flying squirrel or the enlarged pectoral fins of a flying fish.
      1. A piece of fabric sewn together and fitted to the spars and rigging of a vessel so as to convert the force of the wind into forward motion of the vessel.
      2. The sails of a ship or boat.
      3. A narrow fairwater supporting the bridge of a submarine.
      1. To move through the air by means of wings or winglike parts.
      2. To travel by air:
      3. To operate an aircraft or spacecraft.
      1. To move about rapidly and nimbly.
      2. To move quickly from one condition or location to another.
      3. A fluttering or darting movement.
      1. A projecting or hanging piece usually attached to something on one side and often intended to protect or cover:
      2. Either of the folded ends of a book jacket that fit inside the front and back covers.
      3. A variable control surface on the trailing edge of an aircraft wing, used primarily to increase lift or drag.
    See also:

    move

  3. To move quickly, lightly, and irregularly like a bird in flight

    See also:

    repetition

  4. To move (one's arms or wings, for example) up and down

      1. To move freely back and forth or up and down in the air, as branches in the wind.
      2. To make a signal with an up-and-down or back-and-forth movement of the hand or an object held in the hand:
      3. To have an undulating or wavy form; curve or curl:
      1. To move (an attached part, for example) with short, quick motions:
      2. To move shakily; wobble:
      3. A wobbling motion.
      1. To fall or lie down heavily and noisily:
      2. To move about loosely or limply:
      3. To fail utterly:
      1. A projecting or hanging piece usually attached to something on one side and often intended to protect or cover:
      2. Either of the folded ends of a book jacket that fit inside the front and back covers.
      3. A variable control surface on the trailing edge of an aircraft wing, used primarily to increase lift or drag.
      1. To strike repeatedly.
      2. To subject to repeated beatings or physical abuse; batter.
      3. To punish by hitting or whipping; flog.
    See also:

    repetition

Noun
  1. A state of discomposure

      1. To cook (food) by simmering or boiling slowly.
      2. To undergo cooking by boiling slowly or simmering.
      3. To suffer with oppressive heat or stuffy confinement; swelter.
      1. A foam formed by soap or detergent agitated in water, as in washing or shaving.
      2. Froth formed by profuse sweating, as on a horse.
      3. A condition of anxious or heated discomposure; agitation:
      1. To cause to overturn; knock or tip over:
      2. To disturb the functioning, order, or course of:
      3. To cause (the stomach) to feel ill.
      1. A state of extreme confusion or agitation; commotion or tumult:
      1. A great noise, as of a crowd:
      2. A disorderly commotion or disturbance:
      3. A state of agitation of the mind or emotions:
      1. The act of perturbing.
      2. The state of being perturbed; agitation.
      3. A small change in a physical system, such as a variation in a planet's orbit resulting from the gravitational influence of other celestial bodies.
      1. To make or become nervous or upset.
      2. A state of agitation, confusion, or excitement.
      1. A state of indecisive agitation.
      2. To be nervously irresolute in acting or doing.
      1. The act of agitating or the state of being agitated.
      2. Extreme emotional disturbance; perturbation.
      3. The stirring up of public interest in a matter of controversy, such as a political or social issue.
    See also:

    calm

Another word for flutter

Verb
      1. To shake involuntarily, as from excitement or anger; quake.
      2. To feel fear or anxiety:
      3. To vibrate or quiver:
      1. To form or display little undulations or waves on the surface, as disturbed water does.
      2. To flow with such undulations or waves on the surface.
      3. To rise and fall gently in tone or volume.
      1. A projecting or hanging piece usually attached to something on one side and often intended to protect or cover:
      2. Either of the folded ends of a book jacket that fit inside the front and back covers.
      3. A variable control surface on the trailing edge of an aircraft wing, used primarily to increase lift or drag.