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Meaning of FLUSTER

Pronunciation:  flustur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a disposition that is confused or nervous and upset
  2. [v]  cause to be nervous or upset
  3. [v]  be flustered; behave in a confused manner

FLUSTER is a 7 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: perturbation
 See Also: acquit, bear, behave, carry, comport, conduct, confuse, deport, discomposure, disconcert, flurry, fluster, put off, ruffle



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Flus"ter\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Flustered}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Flustering}.] [Cf. Icel. flaustra to be flustered,
    flaustr a fluster.]
    To make hot and rosy, as with drinking; to heat; hence, to
    throw into agitation and confusion; to confuse; to muddle.
          His habit or flustering himself daily with claret.
  2. \Flus"ter\, v. i.
    To be in a heat or bustle; to be agitated and confused.
          The flstering, vainglorious Greeks.      --South.
  3. \Flus"ter\, n.
    Heat or glow, as from drinking; agitation mingled with
    confusion; disorder.
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