Fluty \Flut"y\, a. Soft and clear in tone, like a flute. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • fluty — [flo͞ot′ē] adj. flutier, flutiest flutelike in tone; soft, clear, and high pitched …   English World dictionary

  • fluty — /flooh tee/, adj., flutier, flutiest. having the tone and rather high pitch variation of a flute: a person of fastidious manner and fluty voice. Also, flutey. [1815 25; FLUTE + Y1] * * * …   Universalium

  • fluty — adjective Resembling the sound of a flute. a high, fluty voice …   Wiktionary

  • fluty — flute ► NOUN 1) a high pitched wind instrument consisting of a tube with holes along it, usually held horizontally so that the breath can be directed against a fixed edge. 2) Architecture an ornamental vertical groove in a column. 3) a tall,… …   English terms dictionary

  • fluty — adjective see flute I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fluty — adj. flute like; high pitched and clear in tone (like a flute) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fluty — flut•y alsoflut•ey [[t]ˈflu ti[/t]] adj. flut•i•er, flut•i•est having the clear, mellow tone and high pitch of a flute • Etymology: 1815–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • fluty — /ˈfluti/ (say floohtee) adjective (flutier, flutiest) flute like, as in tone. {flut(e) + y1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • fluty — …   Useful english dictionary

  • flutey — variant of fluty * * * /flooh tee/, adj., flutier, flutiest. fluty. * * * flutey var. fluty a …   Useful english dictionary

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