Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. flotorian, to float about, from flot, the sea, stem of fléotan, to float.
The bright eyes grew dimmer and then fluttered close.
"Riders of the Silences" by John Frederick
Her dress fluttered even these students.
"Mary Gray" by Katharine Tynan
In the underbrush near him, the boy became aware of fluttering noise.
"The Best Short Stories of 1915" by Various
Partly unfolding the next two Alfred followed their fluttering course to the earth with his gaze.
"Watch Yourself Go By" by Al. G. Field
And after the first fluttered impulse came a certain reassurance in such a frank and trivial action.
"The Coast of Chance" by Esther Chamberlain
We thought every sound was the flutter of our parents' wings.
"Stories of Birds" by Lenore Elizabeth Mulets
Faster and faster fluttered her heart, and faster and faster moved her feet.
"The Secret of the Storm Country" by Grace Miller White
But here and there the white wings of a sailing vessel flutter or a slight puff of smoke floats above a steamer.
"From Pole to Pole" by Sven Anders Hedin
That's our esteemed fellow-citizen, young Flutter.
"The Blunders of a Bashful Man" by Metta Victoria Fuller Victor
Once down, however, he shook his fluttered plumes, and crowed like any chanticleer.
"Sir Ludar" by Talbot Baines Reed
So hard they split their pants,
And their shirt-tails flutter
In the winds of winter.
"The Runaways/ Les Effares" by Arthur Rimbaud
Fluttering down in hosts,
I know what you mean
Sometimes, in Spring.
It is love you mean.
"Pink Rose-Petals" by Hilda Conkling
This is the song of the Yellow-throat,
Fluttering gaily beside you;
Hear how each voluble note
Offers to guide you:
"The Angler’s Reveille" by Henry Van Dyke
The wall between is grown so thin
That whoso peers may see
A flutter of rose, a living green
Like new leaves on a tree.
"The Wall Between" by Katharine Tynan
With a little, shining kerchief,
Fluttering upon the breezes,
Unto me he sends a greeting,
From afar he waves farewell.
"The Phantom Vessel" by Morris Rosenfeld
Go, and come again, and flutter
On the verge of life,—then flee!
All the white ambrosial beauty
Is a lustrous Laurel Tree!
"Daphne" by George Meredith
As the Hamptons season wraps for the summer, the David Beckham of the polo field unveils his plans for taking over America, one fluttering heart at a time.
The gull swirled to the ground and fluttered around on the fairway.
So when this remix of "That's Not my Name" fluttered into my inbox three minutes ago, I dropped everything to bring it right to my peeps ears.
O' somewhere flags may flutter, and somewhere bands may play.
A flag with images of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge flutters in East Belfast , Northern Ireland.
Kami Miller's heart flutters irregularly, she needs an inhaler to breathe and she's been diagnosed with thyroid problems.
A few yellow leaves fluttered down around us.
A US flags flutters in the wind in front of a sign for a McDonald's restaurant in Los Angeles in this April 4, 2011 file photo REUTERS/Ma.
A flag with images of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge flutters in East Belfast, Northern Ireland.
"I have feelings for my handyman ," my friend Nancy confessed with a sigh and a flutter of lashes.
Of course, Millennium Park workers would be plowing the pavement, but still, if it snows at night, the snowflakes would be illuminated as they fluttered to the ground.
A Greek flag flutters in front of the moon in Athens November 26, 2012 REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis.
I found myself surrounded by 200 of the fluttering creatures.
The spoof newspaper The Onion apparently made some hearts flutter in China, thanks to a phony story it ran naming North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un the paper's "Sexiest Man Alive" for 2012.
File photo of a US flag fluttering in the wind in front of a sign for a McDonald's restaurant in Los Angeles ( MARIO ANZUONI, REUTERS / December 10, 2012 ).
Flutter analysis of a two-dimensional airfoil with nonlinear springs based on center-manifold reduction.
Low-Dimensional Modelling of Dynamical Systems