flutelike

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

flute +‎ -like

Adjective[edit]

flutelike (comparative more flutelike, superlative most flutelike)

  1. Resembling a flute or the sound of flute music
    • 2007 February 15, Stephen Holden, “Singing Songs of Time, While Watching It Stand Still”, New York Times:
      That outlook is embodied in Ms. Collins’s nearly vibrato-less singing in a voice that is in prime condition as she slides from a pure flutelike soprano into a gutsier middle register.