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Language: Old English
Origin: floterian

flutter

1 verb
     
flut‧ter1
1 [intransitive and transitive]HBI if a bird or insect flutters, or if it flutters its wings, it flies by moving its wings lightly up and down:
A small bird fluttered past the window.
2 [intransitive] to make small gentle movements in the air:
Dead leaves fluttered slowly to the ground.
The flag fluttered in the light breeze.
3 [intransitive] if your heart or your stomach flutters, you feel very excited or nervous
4 [intransitive] if your eyelids flutter, they move slightly when you are asleep:
Her eyelids fluttered but did not open.
5

flutter your eyelashes (at somebody)

if a woman flutters her eyelashes at a man, she looks at him and moves her eyes to make herself attractive to him

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