verb (used without object), flut·ed, flut·ing.
verb (used with object), flut·ed, flut·ing.
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Origin of flute
OTHER WORDS FROM fluteflutelike, adjective
Words nearby flute
Example sentences from the Web for flute
The flute is my livelihood and I’m trying every possible thing I can do to get it back.
Police picked up the flute from the pawnshop on Wednesday, Rabin said.
Retrieving the flute had little to do with its monetary worth, he said.
Meanwhile, Gabe Coconate, the owner of West Town Jewelry & Loan, told the Chicago Sun-Times he had already called police on Monday after his wife recognized the flute on a news report.
A six-pack of 12-ounce cans works out to the equivalent of nine champagne flutes, which is great for a group.
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
The flute and the psaltery make a sweet melody, but a pleasant tongue is above them both.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
The flute, a component part of the organ, is one of the most ancient of musical instruments.
By blowing across this ring a fair but somewhat feeble Flute tone is produced.
The most admirable instruments of this characteristic have been variously compared to a flute or to the female voice.Violins and Violin Makers|Joseph Pearce
We have worked this out for all classes of tone—string, flute and diapason—and the law holds good in every instance.
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.