Talk:flutter

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I'd like to see a definition for fluttering one's eyelids --Cova (talk) 14:14, 17 March 2012 (UTC)

Collective noun for butterflies[edit]

Is this a common enough use for the word to merit a definition here? --Khokkanen (talk) 09:41, 1 May 2016 (UTC)

Many supposed collective nouns were invented for word lists, and don't get any real usage. Would it meet WT:CFI? Equinox 09:54, 1 May 2016 (UTC)
Here are some pages that seem to use it: http://hikersnotebook.net/Tiger+Swallowtail, http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/365-photos/butterflies-tucavaca-valley/, http://www.papersource.com/item/Flutter-of-Butterflies-Rubber-Stamp/871637.html, http://publishing.nla.gov.au/book/a-flutter-of-butterflies.do, and http://www.designboom.com/art/teamlab-saatchi-gallery-butterflies-08-27-2015/. And it appears on many collective noun lists (including on Wikipedia), which in itself is not a direct endorsement. --Khokkanen (talk) 11:33, 1 May 2016 (UTC)