Tinkerbell appeared with a wand and fluttered about as the film began to role.
Her dresses often had hemlines that fluttered along the floor.
The butterfly closed its wings as if in prayer at the Amen, then opened them again and fluttered off into the sunlight.
Every other squadron was armed with lances, from the metal points of which fluttered yellow and white pennons.
She fluttered away, and a second later Susan found her hand covered by the big glove of Stephen Bocqueraz.
Then she fluttered a glance at him in which there was a gleam of mockery.
The second came closer, and cut away a few of the bright red feathers, which fluttered and fell like flakes of fire in the water.
The Stars and Stripes crumpled up and fluttered down the wind.
He fluttered long before calming down, but finally they got him all spread out and as nice a Patient as one could wish to see.
At length it could no longer resist its fate and it fluttered into its enemy's jaws.
Old English floterian "to flutter, fly, flicker, float to and fro, be tossed by waves," frequentative of flotian "to float" (see float (v.)). Related: Fluttered; fluttering. As a noun from 1640s; meaning "state of excitement" is 1740s.
flutter flut·ter (flŭt'ər)
Abnormally rapid pulsation, especially of the atria or ventricles of the heart.