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flutter
British English: /ˈflʌtə/
American English: /ˈflədər/

Translation of flutter in German:

intransitive verb

  • 1
    (Vogel, Motte, Papier usw.)
    flattern
    flutter down
    hinunter-/herunterflattern
    a leaf fluttered down
    ein Blatt taumelte zur Erde
    flutter about
    umherflattern
    she was fluttering about
    [figurative]
    sie lief unruhig hin und her
  • 2 (flap)
    (Vorhang, Fahne, Segel, Drachen, Flügel)
    flattern
    (Blumen, Gräser usw.)
    schaukeln
  • 3 (beat abnormally)
    (Herz)
    schneller od. höher schlagen
    (Medicine) (Puls, Herz)
    flattern

transitive verb

  • 1
    flattern mit (Flügel)
    flutter one's eyelashes flutter one's eyelashes at somebody
    jemandem mit den Wimpern zuklimpern

noun

  • 1
    Flattern, das
  • 2 [figurative]
    (nervous state) Aufregung, die
    put somebody in a flutter
    jemanden in Aufregung versetzen
    be in a [great] flutter
    ganz aufgelöst sein
    be all of a flutter
    vor Aufregung fast vergehen
  • 3 (British English) [colloquial]
    (bet) Wette, die
    (small speculative venture) kleine Spekulation
    have a flutter
    ein paar Scheinchen riskieren [colloquial]
    I enjoy an occasional flutter
    hin und wieder riskiere ich ganz gern ein paar Scheinchen [colloquial]
  • 4 (Medicine)heart/ventricular flutter
    Herz-/Kammerflattern, das
  • 5 (Electronics)
    (in pitch) rasches Schwanken der Tonhöhe
    (in loudness) rasches Schwanken der Tonstärke

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