Textual thesaurus for "flutter"

(noun) waver, flicker

the act of moving back and forth

(noun) fluttering, flap, flapping

the motion made by flapping up and down

(noun) disruption, disturbance, to-do, commotion, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, hurly burly, kerfuffle

a disorderly outburst or tumult

they were amazed by the furious disturbance they had caused

(verb) bat

wink briefly

bat one's eyelids

(verb) waver, quiver, flitter, flicker

move back and forth very rapidly

the candle flickered

(verb) palpitate

beat rapidly

His heart palpitated

(verb) dart, flit, fleet

move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart

The hummingbird flitted among the branches