n.摆动,鼓翼,烦扰 vi.鼓翼,飘动,悸动,乱跳,烦扰 vt.拍(翅),使焦急
形容词:fluttery 名词:flutterer 动词过去式:fluttered 过去分词:fluttered 现在分词:fluttering 第三人称单数:flutters
1 (a) [I, Ipr] (of the wings of birds, butterflies, etc) move lightly and quickly （指鸟、蝴蝶等的翅膀）轻而快地抖动, 拍翅
*The wings of the bird still fluttered after it had been shot down. 那鸟击落後翅膀仍在抖动.
(b) [Tn] move (the wings) in this way 鼓（翼）; 拍（翅膀）
*The bird fluttered its wings in the cage. 鸟在笼中拍着翅膀.
2 (a) [I, Ipr] move about in a quick irregular way 迅速而无规则地乱动; 飘动
*a flag fluttering from the mast-head 在旗杆顶上飘扬着的旗帜
* curtains fluttering in the breeze 在微风中飘动的窗帘.
(b) [Tn] move (sth) in this way 使（某物）迅速而无规则地动
*She fluttered her eyelashes (at me). 她（朝我）眨眼睛.
3 [I] (of the heart) beat weakly and irregularly, esp because of nervous excitement （指心脏）微弱而无规律地跳动（尤指因紧张激动所致）.
4 (idm 习语) ,flutter the `dovecotes astonish, upset or alarm people who are used to a calm or conventional life 惊扰过惯平静或平凡生活的人们.
5 (phr v) flutter about, around, across, etc
(a) fly in the specified direction with quick light movements of the wings 拍动翅膀飞（向某方向）
*The wounded bird fluttered to the ground. 那受伤的鸟拍着翅膀落到地上.
* A moth was fluttering round the lamp. 有一只蛾子扑打着翅膀绕着灯飞.
(b) move in the specified direction in a quick irregular way 迅速而无规则地（向某方向）运动
*autumn leaves fluttering to the ground 飘摇落地的秋叶
* She fluttered nervously about, going from room to room. 她紧张不安地从这房间到那房间四处走动.
1 (usu sing 通常作单数) quick irregular movement 迅速而无规则的运动
*the flutter of wings 翅膀的拍动
* with a flutter of her long dark eyelashes 她那长着又长又黑睫毛的眼睛一眨.
2 [sing] state of nervous or confused excitement 紧张; 慌乱
*in a flutter 心绪不宁
* all of a flutter 突然一阵慌乱
* The arrival of the first customer caused a flutter (of activity) in the shop. 第一位顾客登门, 引起店中一阵慌乱.
(a) dangerous vibration in part of an aircraft, esp the wings （飞行器的一部分, 尤指机翼的）危险的颤振.
(b) rapid variation in the pitch or loudness of recorded sound 录音中的音高或音量的迅速变化. Cf 参看 wow2.
4 [C] (Brit infml 口) ~ (on sth) small bet or gamble 小赌; 小赌注
*have a flutter (on a horse) at the races 在赛马中（在一匹马上）下小赌注.