Definition of flutist in US English:

flutist

noun

North American
  • A flute player; a flautist.

    • ‘There are 18 instrumentalists on this recording (unusually, Sardelli conducts from the flutist's chair), and 15 members of the chorus.’
    • ‘This concerto will give contemporary flutists a challenge, and yet it has the potential to please any audience.’
    • ‘Both flute parts are included on each flutist's copy - very helpful to young flutists who may not be accustomed to the individual responsibilities of chamber music.’
    • ‘This Dutch composer seems to have spent most of his career in Amsterdam, where he quickly attained local popularity as a pianist, flutist, and music teacher.’
    • ‘Later, at the same rehearsal, our principal flutist played a nice solo that was marked piano dolce.’

Pronunciation

flutist

/ˈfludəst//ˈflo͞odəst/