New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: clutter · flatter · flitter · fluster · splutter · blotter · butter · clatter · cutter · fetter
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flutter

verb
noun
phrases
verb
1 verb flag, curtain, etc
INTRANSITIVEbheith ar foluainbheith ar crochadhluasc verb  c m uthe flag fluttered in the breeze bhí an bhratach ar crochadh sa ghaoth, bhí an bhratach ag bogadh leis an ngaothhis eyelids were fluttering bhí caipíní a shúl ag corraí, bhí caipíní a shúl ag preabarnach
TRANSITIVEcroith verb  c m ucroitheadh a bhaint asthe wind fluttered the curtains bhí an ghaoth ag baint croitheadh as na cuirtíní, chuir an ghaoth na cuirtíní ag croitheadhshe fluttered a fan chroith sí gaothrán
2 verb leaves, paper, etc INTRANSITIVEsnámh verb  c m uthe leaves fluttered down to the ground shnámh na duilleoga anuas ar an talamh, thit na duilleoga ina nguairdeall ar an talamh
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3 verb bird, insect INTRANSITIVEbheith ar foluainbheith ag guairdeallthe butterfly fluttered around chuaigh an féileacán ag guairdeall timpeall 4 verb wings TRANSITIVEcroith verb  c m ubuail verb  c m uthe bird fluttered its wings chroith an t-éan a sciatháin, bhuail an t-éan a sciatháin, rinne an t-éan cleitearnach lena sciatháin 5 verb person: move restlessly INTRANSITIVEbheith ag guairdeall thartbheith ag fústráil thartshe was fluttering around us bhí sí ag fústráil thart orainn 6 verb heart INTRANSITIVEléim verb  c m upreab verb  c m ubíog verb  c m umy heart fluttered léim mo chroí, bhíog mo chroí he set hearts fluttering bhí na mná ar fad sa tóir air 7 verb stomach INTRANSITIVEher stomach fluttered with excitement bhí tinneas goile uirthi leis na sceitimíní a bhí uirthi
noun
8 noun of wings etccroitheadh masc  c m ucleitearnach fem2eiteallachI heard the flutter of its wings chuala mé a sciatháin ag croitheadh, chuala mé cleitearnach a sciathán 9 noun of heartléim fem2  c m upreabarnach fem2  c m upreabadh masc  c m ubíog fem2  c m uher heart did a flutter léim a croí 10 noun in stomachhe had a flutter in his stomach before the game bhí sceitimíní air roimh an gcluiche 11 noun excitement, nervousnessfoilsceadh masc1the article caused a flutter tharraing an t-alt caintshe was in a flutter when she lost her passport bhí sí trína chéile nuair a chaill sí a pas 12 noun brief feelingthere was a flutter of interest in it bhí roinnt spéise ann, cuireadh suim áirithe ann ar feadh tamaill 13 noun MED of heartpreabarnach fem2  c m u 14 noun AERO in aircrafteitleach 15 noun informal betgeall masc1  c m uit's worth a flutter is fiú geall é
phrases

to flutter the dovecotes

informal cur isteach ar dhaoine

to flutter your eyelashes

she fluttered her eyelashes at him chaith sí an chatsúil air