verb (used without object), flut·ed, flut·ing.
verb (used with object), flut·ed, flut·ing.
Origin of flute
Related formsflute·like, adjective
Examples 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 Formsflutelike, adjectivefluty, adjective
Word Origin for flute
Culture definitions for flute
A high-pitched woodwind, held horizontally by the player and played by blowing across a hole.