Definition of fipple flute in English:

fipple flute


  • A flute, such as a recorder, played by blowing endwise.

    • ‘The tin whistle is an end-blown, vertically-held, six-hole fipple flute, in the same family as the recorder and numerous other fipple flutes.’
    • ‘With a fipple flute, air is blown into the mouthpiece and is split by a piece of wood, bone, plastic or metal located inside the body’
    • ‘Native American flutes are not the only fipple flutes.’