Definition of flautist in English:

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flautist

Pronunciation: /ˈflɔːtɪst/

noun

A flute player.
Example sentences
  • He received his early musical education from his father, a flautist and viola player, and was later taught by Attwood, Crotch, and others.
  • There are plenty of male flautists and female trumpet players, and members teach each other, encouraging inclusion and participation.
  • Professional woodwind players such as flautists, clarinettists, oboists are in general more skilled in this regard than violinists, pianists and accordion players.

Origin

Mid 19th century (superseding 17th-century flutist in British English use): from Italian flautista, from flauto 'flute'.

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