- IPA: /ˈflʌstə/
fluster (flusters, present participle flustering; past and past participle flustered)
- (dated) To make hot and rosy, as with drinking.
- 18, Thomas Babington Macaulay, chapter 20, in The History of England from the Accession of James the Second, volume (
please specify ), London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, OCLC 1069526323 ↗:
- (by extension) To confuse; befuddle; throw into panic by making overwrought with confusion.
- He seemed to get flustered when speaking in front of too many people.
- (intransitive) To be in a heat or bustle; to be agitated and confused.
- the flustering, vainglorious Greeks
fluster (plural flusters)
- A state of being flustered; overwrought confusion.