flut·​ist | \ ˈflü-tist How to pronounce flutist (audio) \

Definition of flutist

: one who plays a flute

Examples of flutist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Her talents as a classical flutist, her voluntary work caring for children with severe disabilities, including her sister, 10 years her junior. Fox News, "Most wanted female terrorist lives in freedom in Jordan despite extradition request for bombing that killed Americans," 30 Jan. 2020 The lineup includes flutist Nicole Michell, cellist Tomeka Reid, bassists Junius Paul and Silvia Bolognesi, trumpeter Hugh Ragin and many more. Howard Reich, chicagotribune.com, "Chicago jazz masters take a bow at 41st annual Jazz Festival," 23 Aug. 2019 Music began; flutists, drummers, and dancers wearing elaborate animal costumes and masks approached the tents and paraded to the front of the crowd. Carolyn Kormann, The New Yorker, "Is Nuclear Power Worth the Risk?," 22 Dec. 2019 Harpist Naomi Alter and flutist Jane Masur will perform selections by Handel, Mozart, Donizetti, Brahms and Debussy, among others. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Daughters of American Revolution recognize chapter founder," 23 Sep. 2019 Backstage, the 31-year-old singer-rapper-flutist was curled up on a leather couch in leopard-print pants and a nude blouse. Gerrick D. Kennedy, chicagotribune.com, "100% her year: How Lizzo became the one thing we all loved in 2019," 12 Dec. 2019 Monroe was then enlisted by Lizzo and then-stylist Candy to craft a DragCon look for the singer-flutist, and then an all-leopard outfit for her guest slot on Haim's spring 2018 tour. Lilly Pace, Billboard, "Marko Monroe Has Styled Lizzo for Nearly Two Years -- Here's Why He Thinks She's This Generation's Madonna," 6 Dec. 2019 The Omni Quartet and Cleveland Orchestra flutist Joshua Smith will perform a musical interlude. Steven Litt, cleveland, "Memorial celebration for architect Peter van Dijk set for Saturday October 19 at 2 p.m. at Severance Hall," 12 Oct. 2019 That’s no fluke; her long-gestating career as a singer, songwriter and flutist has taken off this year thanks to her commitment to the goal of making listeners find assurance in her feel-good, fun-loving lyrics and danceable beats. Andrew R. Chow, Time, "The 10 Best Songs of 2019," 28 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of flutist

1603, in the meaning defined above

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“Flutist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flutist. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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US : a flute player

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