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Synonyms of fluttering

Noun


1. flap, flapping, flutter, fluttering, wave, undulation

usage: the motion made by flapping up and down

Verb


1. flit, flutter, fleet, dart, travel rapidly, speed, hurry, zip

usage: move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart; "The hummingbird flitted among the branches"

2. flicker, waver, flitter, flutter, quiver, move back and forth

usage: move back and forth very rapidly; "the candle flickered"

3. flutter, beat, flap

usage: flap the wings rapidly or fly with flapping movements; "The seagulls fluttered overhead"

4. palpitate, flutter, beat, pound, thump

usage: beat rapidly; "His heart palpitated"

5. bat, flutter, blink, wink, nictitate, nictate

usage: wink briefly; "bat one's eyelids"

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