in a flutter.

1820–30; a-1 + flutter Unabridged
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aflutter (əˈflʌtə)
adj, —adv
in or into a nervous or excited state

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Example sentences
It's not exactly going to set hearts aflutter with its brilliant appointments or blinding speed, but it will till a field.
Recently the little pond was aflutter with purple finches, goldfinches and chickadees.
Hip-hop is mainstream enough that the newsstands are aflutter with magazines dedicated to the words and moves of rap stars.
Television, yet again this time of year, is aflutter with heartwarming family dramas.
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