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drum machine

noun

Simple Definition of drum machine

  • : an electronic device that makes sounds like the sounds of a drum

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of drum machine

  1. :  an electronic device that simulates the sound of drums

1980

First Known Use of drum machine

1980


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