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fluttery

[fluht-uh-ree] /ˈflʌt ə ri/
adjective
1.
fluttering; apt to flutter.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English; see flutter, -y1
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Examples for fluttery
  • But above all, there's that feeling of entrapment that makes breathing shallow and heart rates fluttery.
  • The first dress appeared daubed with fluttery, cut-out pieces of the same fabric, a simple device that changed the surface.
British Dictionary definitions for fluttery

fluttery

/ˈflʌtərɪ/
adjective
1.
flapping rapidly; fluttering
2.
showing nervousness or excitement
3.
light or insubstantial
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