What is another word for flute?

333 synonyms found


[ flˈuːt], [ flˈuːt], [ f_l_ˈuː_t]

The word "flute" refers to a musical instrument that produces sound by blowing air across a hole in the instrument's body. Some synonyms for the word "flute" include "pipe," "recorder," "piccolo," "whistle," and "wind instrument." A pipe is also a similar instrument like a flute, with a tube of uniform bore and mouthpiece, played by means of a blown air. A recorder is also similar to a flute, but with finger holes at the top of its metal body instead of at the side. A piccolo is a small flute that plays an octave higher than a regular flute, while a whistle produces a high-pitched sound that can be used for music or signaling. Finally, a wind instrument is a broad term used for any musical instrument that produces sound through the vibration of air.

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Usage examples for Flute

I can on the flute, father's old one; he lets me.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
Faintly I heard you sigh, And faintly I heard the robin's flute, And faintly from rooms remote Came a broken murmur of voices.
"Open Water"
Arthur Stringer
19 392 flute-Music, with an Accompaniment 1890 384 Forgiveness, A 1876 xiv.
"A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)"
Mrs. Sutherland Orr

Famous quotes with Flute

  • I can never make up my mind if I'm happy being a flute player, or if I wish I were Eric Clapton.
    Ian Anderson
  • I had a number of very strong personalities in my family. My father was a concert flutist, the solo flute for Toscanini.
    Francis Ford Coppola
  • It's just an ice bucket with a bottle in it. The two flute glasses are little tray. I got to shut the curtains. I'm in my boxer shorts and shirt. I'm going to take a bath and go to bed. But I want to shut the blinds so it's really dark in the room.
    Danny DeVito
  • This big part flies off on the floor. The other part goes like this and lands in my foot! Standing up! It's standing in my foot! Right in the side of my foot. The flute glass. I think I'm like in one of my own pictures.
    Danny DeVito
  • Any professional knows that the flute and the piano is a boring combination. All you've got to arrive at is a kind of typical gestural crap, right? You might agree, though you wouldn't call it gestural crap.
    Morton Feldman

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