What does the word flutter mean?

Usage examples for flutter

  1. Both of them afterwards came to London: where, in four or five years' time, the father died, leaving the little Titmouse to flutter and hop about in the wide world as best he could. – Ten Thousand a-Year. Volume 1. by Samuel Warren
  2. I could see her ideas flutter like birds to escape me. – The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  3. When he happened one day to make a careless, absent- minded remark in disapproval of something in the domestic arrangements, she was thrown into such a nervous flutter that he observed it. – The Grain Of Dust A Novel by David Graham Phillips