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English definition of “aflutter”

aflutter

adjective [after verb]     /əˈflʌt.ər/ US  /-ˈflʌt̬.ɚ/ humorous
excited and nervous : I'm all aflutter about meeting him after so long . Paul had walked into the room and set my heart aflutter.Anxious and worriedExcited, interested and enthusiastic
(Definition of aflutter adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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