verb (used without object), flut·ed, flut·ing.
verb (used with object), flut·ed, flut·ing.
Words nearby flute
Origin of flute
OTHER WORDS FROM fluteflute·like, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for flute
If you drink from a flute, do so from a tulip-shape one to concentrate the notes, Simonetti-Bryan says.
By the time of the recording session, Brian had become quite agile with the flute and suggested adding it to the song.‘The Prince of Chocolate City’: When Gil Scott-Heron Became A Music Icon|Marcus Baram|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dodge was on his way to study the flute in Paris, but he decided to buy the bike, anyway.Pryor Dodge's Two-Wheeled Obsession Is Now a Museum of Bike History|Anthony Haden-Guest|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Despite the sheer hilarity of the music itself, Detweiler claims that the flute drops are not an intentional joke.The Mystery of FluteDrop: D.J. Detweiler Pairs Miley Cyrus With Woodwinds|Gideon Resnick|March 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At age 5, Desplat began to play the piano; his attention eventually turned to flute.Meet Alexandre Desplat, Hollywood’s Master Composer|Andrew Romano|February 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Again, in Hazlitt's Proverbs, we find 'To go blow one's flute,' which is taken from an old proverb.Chaucer's Works, Volume 5 (of 7) -- Notes to the Canterbury Tales|Geoffrey Chaucer
We have now three instruments; Boehm flageolet, flute, and Bb clarinet; and we expect in a few days our piano.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
An instant later Merry sprang down the steps, rushed forward and seized the flute player.Frank Merriwell's Son|Burt L. Standish
When sound of flute and trumpet / arose at break of day, A signal for their parting, / full soon they took their way.The Nibelungenlied|Unknown
Sometimes at twilight, or beneath the soft evening air of summer, we mingled in the dance, to the music of our flute and viol.Olive Leaves|Lydia Howard Sigourney
British Dictionary definitions for flute
Derived forms of fluteflutelike, adjectivefluty, adjective
Word Origin for flute
Cultural definitions for flute
A high-pitched woodwind, held horizontally by the player and played by blowing across a hole.