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drumbeat

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noun drum·beat \ˈdrəm-ˌbēt\

Simple Definition of drumbeat

  • : the sound made by beating a drum

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of drumbeat

  1. 1 :  a stroke on a drum or its sound; also :  a series of such strokes

  2. 2 :  vociferous advocacy of a cause

  3. 3 :  drumfire 2

drumbeater play \-ˌbē-tər\ noun
drumbeating play \-tiŋ\ noun

Examples of drumbeat in a sentence

  1. I could hear the drumbeat of a parade down the street.

  2. <a dizzying drumbeat of interviews in the hours following her winning of the Academy Award>



1817

First Known Use of drumbeat

1817



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