[fluhs-ter] /ˈflʌs tər/
verb (used with object)
to put into a state of agitated confusion:
His constant criticism flustered me.
to excite and confuse with drink.
verb (used without object)
to become agitatedly confused.
nervous excitement or confusion.
to make or become confused, nervous, or upset
a state of confusion or agitation
early 15c. (implied in flostyrynge), from a Scandinavian source (cf. Icelandic flaustr “bustle,” flaustra “to bustle”). Originally “to excite,” especially with drink; sense of “to flurry, confuse” is from 1724. Related: Flustered; flustering. As a noun, 1710, from the verb.
[fluhs-trey-tid] /ˈflʌs treɪ tɪd/ adjective 1. flustered; agitated. adj. 1712, jocular formation from fluster + frustrated.
[floot] /flut/ noun 1. a musical wind instrument consisting of a tube with a series of fingerholes or keys, in which the wind is directed against a sharp edge, either directly, as in the modern transverse flute, or through a flue, as in the recorder. 2. an organ stop with wide flue pipes, having a […]
[floo-tid] /ˈflu tɪd/ adjective 1. fine, clear, and mellow; flutelike: fluted notes. 2. having , grooves, or the like: a fluted column; fluted material; fluted stone tools. [floot] /flut/ noun 1. a musical wind instrument consisting of a tube with a series of fingerholes or keys, in which the wind is directed against a sharp […]
[floo-ter] /ˈflu tər/ noun 1. a person who makes flutings. 2. Archaic. a flutist. /ˈfluːtə/ noun 1. a craftsman who makes flutes or fluting 2. a tool used to make flutes or fluting 3. a less common word, used esp in folk music, for flautist noun A male homosexual Related Terms play the skin flute, […]