aflutter

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a- +‎ flutter.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /əˈflʌt.ə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /əˈflʌt.ɚ/
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  • Rhymes: -ʌtə(ɹ)

Adjective[edit]

aflutter (comparative more aflutter, superlative most aflutter)

  1. (postpositive) In a state of tremulous anticipation or confusion.
    • 2006, A. Mizrachi, Revenge of the Drama Queen, page 77:
      Once inside the house, everything was aflutter until I was safe and sound.

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