Meaning of “flutter” in the English Dictionary

"flutter" in British English

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flutterverb

uk /ˈflʌt.ər/ us /ˈflʌt̬.ɚ/

flutternoun

uk /ˈflʌt.ər/ us /ˈflʌt̬.ɚ/

(Definition of “flutter” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"flutter" in American English

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flutterverb [ I/T ]

us /ˈflʌt̬·ər/

to move in quick, irregular motions, or to cause something to move this way:

[ I ] The flags fluttered in the breeze.

If your heart flutters, it beats faster than usual, often from excitement.

flutternoun [ C usually sing ]

us /ˈflʌt̬·ər/

a quick, irregular movement:

There was a flutter of wings overhead.

(Definition of “flutter” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"flutter" in Business English

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flutternoun [ S ]

uk /ˈflʌtər/ us UK informal

a small amount of money that someone risks on a bet or investment:

take/have a flutter on sth Many people nowadays take a flutter on commodities and foreign exchange.

(Definition of “flutter” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)