paradiddle


par·a·did·dle

noun \ˈpa-rə-ˌdi-dəl\

Definition of PARADIDDLE

:  a quick succession of drumbeats slower than a roll and alternating left- and right-hand strokes in a typical L-R-L-L, R-L-R-R pattern

Origin of PARADIDDLE

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First Known Use: 1927

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