flutelike

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

flute +‎ -like

AdjectiveEdit

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.
Last modified on 27 March 2012, at 13:33