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- adj. Resembling the sound of a flute.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Soft and clear in tone, like a flute.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Soft and clear in tone, like a flute.
"Nobody's going to get hurt," called a fluty voice.
"It was all about branches," Lainie went on, "because, like" -- and here she switched to a high, fluty voice -- "life can go in so many directions, you know?"
When Henthorn stands to make a campaign promise over the PA -- "I'll come and speak to any group that invites me" -- Unroe cops a high, fluty voice and trills, "Even the Girl Scouts?"
Beet lifted jasmine, the way a bullnecked partner lifts a ballerina, and the pair came on stage on citron's fluty cue.
Just so, came a high fluty voice from the audienceLady Clementine.
There was fluty music playing very low, almost impossible to hear.
(Ironically, I have an offer for an Internet radio show that I'm still mulling over, but I'm not sure the world needs to hear my whiny, nasal, fluty voice, and I'm pathetically stalling for time on it.)
"Yes," she says in a surprisingly sharp, fluty voice.
Was her voice a deep, rich, magnificent bass; or was it soft, fluty, and mild?
I forget what he said — something about the matches not lighting properly, and afterwards as he talked he kept stopping the waiters one by one as they went by, and telling them about the matches in that thin, fluty voice he has.
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