drum one's fingers
Definition of drum one's fingers
: to rapidly tap one's fingertips (on a surface) She was drumming her fingers on the table.
Word by Word Definitions
: 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
: to make a succession of strokes or vibrations that produce sounds like drumbeats
: to beat a drum
: to throb or sound rhythmically
: a long narrow hill or ridge
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