[floo-ter] /ˈflu tər/
a person who makes flutings.
Archaic. a flutist.
a craftsman who makes flutes or fluting
a tool used to make flutes or fluting
a less common word, used esp in folk music, for flautist
A male homosexual
play the skin flute, skin flute
[1940s+; fr metaphor of flute as ”penis,” and a homosexual as one who plays the skin flute]
[floo-tee] /ˈflu ti/ adjective, flutier, flutiest. 1. . [floo-tee] /ˈflu ti/ adjective, flutier, flutiest. 1. having the tone and rather high pitch variation of a : a person of fastidious manner and fluty voice.
[floo-ting] /ˈflu tɪŋ/ noun 1. something having ornamental grooves, as a Greek column. 2. a groove, furrow, or , or a series of these. [floot] /flut/ noun 1. a musical wind instrument consisting of a tube with a series of fingerholes or keys, in which the wind is directed against a sharp edge, either directly, […]
[floo-tist] /ˈflu tɪst/ noun 1. a player. /ˈfluːtɪst/ noun 1. (mainly US & Canadian) a variant of flautist n. 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.
[fluht-er] /ˈflʌt ər/ verb (used without object) 1. to wave, flap, or toss about: Banners fluttered in the breeze. 2. to flap the wings rapidly; fly with flapping movements. 3. to move in quick, irregular motions; vibrate. 4. to beat rapidly, as the heart. 5. to be tremulous or agitated. 6. to go with irregular […]