beat/bang the drum for

Definition of beat/bang the drum for

  1. :  to say or write things that strongly support (someone or something) They joined together to beat the drum for their candidate. banging the drum for human rights

Word by Word Definitions

beatplay
  1. :  to strike repeatedly:

    :  to hit repeatedly so as to inflict pain

    :  to walk on :  tread

  1. :  a single stroke or blow especially in a series

    :  pulsation, tick

    :  a sound produced by or as if by beating (see 1beat)

  1. :  being in a state of exhaustion :  exhausted

    :  sapped of resolution or morale

    :  of, relating to, or being beatniks

  1. :  beatnik

bangplay
  1. :  to strike sharply :  bump

    :  to knock, hit, or thrust vigorously often with a sharp noise

    :  to strike with a sharp noise or thump

  1. :  a resounding blow

    :  a sudden striking effect

    :  a quick burst of energy

  1. :  right, directly

  1. :  to cut (hair) short and squarely across

drumplay
  1. :  a percussion instrument consisting of a hollow shell or cylinder with a drumhead stretched over one or both ends that is beaten with the hands or with some implement (such as a stick or wire brush)

    :  tympanic membrane

    :  the sound of a drum

  1. :  to make a succession of strokes or vibrations that produce sounds like drumbeats

    :  to beat a drum

    :  to throb or sound rhythmically

  1. :  a long narrow hill or ridge

    :  drumlin


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