[ floo-tid ]
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  1. fine, clear, and mellow; flutelike: fluted notes.

  2. having flutes, grooves, or the like: a fluted column; fluted material; fluted stone tools.

Origin of fluted

First recorded in 1605–15; flute + -ed3

Other words from fluted

  • un·flut·ed, adjective

Words Nearby fluted

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How to use fluted in a sentence

  • Press the pastry into the bottom and sides of a fluted 9-inch tart pan with a removeable base.

    Sweet Brits | Lydia Brownlow | April 4, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • Tisci experimented with layering, mixing sheer, knee-length slips with fluted mini-skirts and cropped jackets.

  • The dull green leaves and tight little buds could hardly be seen for the mass of wide fluted roses of a deep old-fashioned pink.

    Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
  • Each masterpiece in a fluted silver dish, silver candies sprinkled on the pink whipped cream!

    The Medici Boots | Pearl Norton Swet
  • But here was one mighty wave that was always itself, and every fluted swirl of it, constant as the wreathing of a shell.

    English: Composition and Literature | W. F. (William Franklin) Webster
  • The temple rises in the centre of the upper tier, conspicuous for the fluted spires which form the roofs of the sanctuaries.

    The Cradle of Mankind | W.A. Wigram
  • From all the jutting points swung the thin fluted strips of varech, which sailors use as their barometers.

    Toilers of the Sea | Victor Hugo

British Dictionary definitions for fluted


/ (ˈfluːtɪd) /

  1. (esp of the shaft of a column) having flutes

  2. sounding like a flute

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