drum one's fingers

Definition of drum one's fingers

  1. :  to rapidly tap one's fingertips (on a surface) She was drumming her fingers on the table.

Word by Word Definitions

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 (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

fingerplay fingers
  1. :  any of the five terminating members of the hand :  a digit of the forelimb

    :  one other than the thumb

    :  something that resembles a finger

  1. :  to touch or feel with the fingers

    :  to play (a musical instrument) with the fingers

    :  to play (as notes or chords) with a specific fingering


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