or flut·ey

adjective, flut·i·er, flut·i·est.
  1. having the tone and rather high pitch variation of a flute: a person of fastidious manner and fluty voice.

Origin of fluty

First recorded in 1815–25; flute + -y1
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Examples from the Web for fluty

Historical Examples of fluty

  • "I believe I'd love to shock you," she murmured in her fluty contralto.

    The Silver Poppy

    Arthur Stringer

  • It has a mild, fluty quality, very sweet, but in a subdued key.


    John Burroughs

  • One of Edith's boots creaked exactly an octave below the pitch of the preacher's fluty voice.

    Dodo Wonders

    E. F. Benson

  • Abara followed his comfortable potbelly into the room; his fluty voice was indignant: "I never snore."

    West Of The Sun

    Edgar Pangborn

  • The sweet, clear, fluty voice came upon him like an omen, and then the girl stepped to his side where he sat.

    Forging the Blades

    Bertram Mitford