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[ flikh-tuhr ]
/ ˈflɪx tər /

verb (used without object) Scot.

(of birds) to fly feebly; flutter.
to tremble; quiver.

Nearby words

fleyedly, flibbert, flibbertigibbet, flic, flicflac, flichter, flick, flick knife, flick-knife, flick-pass, flicker
Also flight·er [flikh-tuhr] /ˈflɪx tər/.

Origin of flichter

1505–15; flicht flight1 + -er6 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019