Origin of flautist
Examples from the Web for flautist
Jim rocked through the crowd, in his tall hat, looking for the flautist.
He might have been a flautist, and he played with a catching lilt, a luxurious abandon that was an incarnation of Nature.Ghosts I Have Seen|Violet Tweedale
The second movement, "Summer Idyl," is delicious, particularly in the chances it gives the flautist.Contemporary American Composers|Rupert Hughes
It pleased the young men musically-inclined and bohemian by profession to patronise the flautist, whom they declared marvellous.
And so he is my nocturnal owl, my flautist of the bower, my Orpheus of the mountains.Doom Castle|Neil Munro
US and Canadian flutist (ˈfluːtɪst)
Word Origin for flautist
1860, from Italian flautista, from flauto "flute" (from Late Latin flauta; see flute (n.)) + Greek-derived suffix -ista.