Tinkerbell appeared with a wand and fluttered about as the film began to role.
Her dresses often had hemlines that fluttered along the floor.
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.
The heavily lidded eyes beneath him fluttered, started to open.
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.
It was an excited, fluttered, tearful little Diana who clung to her at the last.
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.
He was fluttered and anxious, but hid it in a masterly manner.
Medicine Man, it moved not, it fluttered not, Though one bleeding wing hung broken.
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.