aflutter


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a·flut·ter

 (ə-flŭt′ər)
adj.
1. Being in a flutter; fluttering: with flags aflutter.
2. Nervous and excited.

aflutter

(əˈflʌtə)
adj, adv (postpositive)
in or into a nervous or excited state

a•flut•ter

(əˈflʌt ər)

adj.
1. in a flutter; agitated or excited.
2. fluttering or marked by fluttering.
[1820–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.aflutter - excited in anticipationaflutter - excited in anticipation    
excited - in an aroused state
Translations

aflutter

[əˈflʌtəʳ] ADJ to set sb's heart aflutterhacer que el corazón de algn se acelere

aflutter

adj pred advaufgeregt; her heart was all aflutterihr Herz flatterte
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