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 Others have brought local students to PS21, in one instance to rehearse and perform with the experimental flutist Claire Chase, and in another to take part in theater camp with the Wooster Group. New York Times, 2 June 2022 During one musical sketch, cast member Mikey Day played a stuffy conductor of a symphony orchestra in need of a flutist. Christi Carrasstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 17 Apr. 2022 In her earlier career, Joachim, who was born in New York to Haitian immigrants, presented herself mainly as a classical flutist. Elizabeth Nonemaker, Baltimore Sun, 20 Mar. 2022 Kalesnikava, trained as a flutist, had worked as a musician for twelve years in Germany. Dexter Filkins, The New Yorker, 6 Dec. 2021 Lucky for him, renowned flutist — and twerk-ist — Beverly Gags (Lizzo) was right around the corner. Christi Carrasstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 17 Apr. 2022 Grammy-award winning artist, songwriter, dancer, flutist, and now, fashion mogul — Lizzo is officially adding another title to her already expansive resume. Leah Campano, Seventeen, 31 Mar. 2022 The haunting song has since been recorded by at least 145 other artists, including the Nashville Mandolin Ensemble, Japanese flutist Tamami Koyake and the German big band Fette Hupe. George Varga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 Apr. 2022 Moldovan cellist Evanghelina Ciobanu, Russian saxophonist Nikolai Klotchkov, Tartar pianist Ramilya Saubanova and Ukrainian flutist Denis Savelyev. John Coffren, Baltimore Sun, 14 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of flutist

1603, in the meaning defined above

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13 Jun 2022

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“Flutist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flutist. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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