Definition of fluster noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈflʌstə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈflʌstər//
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[singular] (British English) a state of being nervous and confused to be in a terrible fluster See related entries: Nervous Word Origin early 17th cent. (in the sense ‘make slightly drunk’): perhaps of Scandinavian origin and related to Icelandic flaustra ‘hurry, bustle’.

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