Examples from the Web for flutist
Not only did Palin show off her skills as a flutist as well, but she was awarded the title of Miss Congeniality.
But as a flutist he surpassed himself in all other qualities.Dust of New York|Konrad Bercovici
The powers of the flutist are said to have been hardly less remarkable than those of Cordes.The Life of Johannes Brahms (Vol 1 of 2)|Florence May
The fiddler stood with bow suspended over the strings, the flutist with fingers on all stops.In the Roar of the Sea|Sabine Baring-Gould
British Dictionary definitions for flutist
Word Origin and History for flutist
c.1600, probably from French flûtiste; replaced Middle English flouter (early 13c., from Old French flauteor) and is preferred in U.S. The British preference is flautist (q.v.), a Continental reborrowing that returns the original diphthong.