drum up

verb

Definition of drum up 

transitive verb

1 : to bring about by persistent effort drum up some business

2 : invent, originate drum up a new method

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Examples of drum up in a Sentence

anyone who drums up a better way of doing this tedious task will make a fortune

First Known Use of drum up

1830, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of drum up was in 1830

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