or flut·ey

[ floo-tee ]

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

Words Nearby fluty

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How to use fluty in a sentence

  • 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
  • "I waited and waited for you," she went on, her tones suddenly resuming their old fluty pathos.

  • Eustacia's voice had sounded somewhat more juvenile and fluty than Charley's.

    Return of the Native | Thomas Hardy
  • It has a mild, fluty quality, very sweet, but in a subdued key.

    Riverby | John Burroughs
  • In addition to his marquisate, he had a fluty tenorino voice; what they call a voix de salon.

    A Transient Guest | Edgar Saltus