There are 2 translations of flutter in Spanish:

flutter1

Pronunciation: /ˈflʌtər; ˈflʌtə(r)/

vi

  • 1.1 [bird/butterfly] revolotear the bird fluttered away el pájaro se alejó aleteando
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    • The hapless bird fluttered and flapped around the astonished patrons whilst desperately trying to gain its freedom.
    • Tiny winged creatures flutter about, causing the children to duck and wave their arms.
    • Even as a tiny butterfly fluttering about in your garden is a breath-taking sight, imagine scores of them thronging a place in the city's vicinity!
    1.2 [flag] ondear, agitarse; [foliage] agitarse the papers/leaves fluttered to the floor los papeles/las hojas cayeron revoloteando al suelo 1.3 [person] dar* vueltas, ir* y venir*, revolotear
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    • Children fluttered around, overwhelmed by the sights around them.
    • Women fluttered among buzzing auto-rickshaws and brake-screeching scooters.
    • Children, teenagers and adults flutter to the local courts in search of enjoyment and exercise.
    1.4 [heart] latir or palpitar con fuerza
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    • He could see, from the corner of his eye, the pulses fluttering in their throats.
    • All do precisely what's expected of them yet fail to really set the pulse fluttering.
    • Several of the assassins were still alive, if barely, and their heartbeats fluttered as their lives ebbed slowly away.

vt

  • [wings] batir, sacudir; [handkerchief] agitar to flutter one's eyelashes at sb hacerle* ojitos or caídas de ojo a algn
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    • No, I don't believe that if a butterfly flutters its wings in Washington, D.C. it will cause a typhoon in New Zealand.
    • An owl fluttered its wings and both Heidi and I jumped out of fright.
    • The voices thinned down and receded slowly, the owl fluttered its wings and took off from the tamarind tree.
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    • She finally saw him, leaning against the railing, hair fluttering in the light breeze.
    • The window was open and the check curtains were fluttering in the light breeze coming in off the water.
    • He moved in slow motion, dark cloak fluttering with each deliberate step.

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.

There are 2 translations of flutter in Spanish:

flutter2

n

  • 2 (thrill) (no pl) revuelo (m) her remarks caused a flutter among the guests sus comentarios causaron un revuelo entre los invitados there was a flutter of excitement in the audience as the star came on hubo un revuelo entre el público cuando apareció la estrella I was (all) in a flutter when I heard the news cuando oí la noticia me puse nerviosa to put sb in a flutter poner* nervioso a algn
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    • It's even possible to feel the excitement and flutter in your stomach when you begin contact that you feel when meeting a potential date for the first time!
    • The company's decision to patrol the Net has got you all in a flutter.
    • TechReview gets all in a flutter about the new range of ‘value’ drives from Maxtor.
  • 3 (bet) (BrE) [colloquial/familiar], (usu sing) pequeña apuesta (f) to have a flutter on the horses probar* suerte en las carreras (de caballos)
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    • Currently in Australia, online gambling is mostly confined to wagering, a flutter on the races or sports betting.
    • Spread betting makes a flutter on the general election more interesting as it's no longer a two horse race, but a prediction of seats won by the party of the punter's choice.
    • The occasional flutter on the National Lottery does no real harm to individuals but, as with all gambling, it damages our long-term financial future.
  • 4 c [Med] palpitación (f)
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    • It is not uncommon for this rhythm to progress into atrial flutter or atrial fibrillation.
    • Patients should be monitored for an exacerbation of atrial fibrillation or flutter, and for increasing ventricular rates.
    • The study showed that men who express their anger have a 10 percent greater risk than non-hostile men of developing an atrial fibrillation, a heart flutter.
  • 5 u 5.1 [Aviat] vibración (f) 5.2 [Audio] [Electron] oscilación (f)
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    • Variations in audio playback rate would be discernible as wow and flutter, but slight variations in video playback framerate are not apparent.
    • Wow, flutter and scrape flutter in a recording system, in tiny percentages, can be your friend.
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    • In this area he published on the forces on aircraft wings, in particular studying stress and sonic flutter.
    • During his brief test flight, Bullard had experienced an episode of flutter.
    • The gear problem was quickly corrected but further testing showed that the craft had tail flutter.

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.