Synonyms for aflutter

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uh-fluht-er
Phonetic Transcription : əˈflʌt ər

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Définition of aflutter

Origin :
  • 1830, from a- (1) + flutter (v.).
  • As in fearful : adj alarmed, apprehensive
Example sentences :
  • The line ended with a flock of bicycles all aflutter with ribbons and pennants.
  • Extract from : « Ethel Morton at Chautauqua » by Mabell S. C. Smith
  • She was all aflutter with expectancy not untinged by fear, she knew not of what.
  • Extract from : « The Bartlett Mystery » by Louis Tracy
  • He was all aflutter, and asked that I remain, as the General would not be long.
  • Extract from : « A Journal From Our Legation in Belgium » by Hugh Gibson
  • At once the Princess was aflutter with eagerness and excitement.
  • Extract from : « Graustark » by George Barr McCutcheon
  • The rosy Hilda, all aflutter, began to apologize for the state of her house which was as spotless as a new pan.
  • Extract from : « Plowing On Sunday » by Sterling North
  • When at last, all aflutter, Jeanne danced away into the wings, even the musicians dropped their instruments to applaud.
  • Extract from : « Third Warning » by Roy J. Snell

Antonyms for aflutter

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