Examples of drumbeat in a Sentence
I could hear the drumbeat of a parade down the street.
a dizzying drumbeat of interviews in the hours following her winning of the Academy Award
Recent Examples of drumbeat from the Web
The drumbeat will roll with every team facing a quarterback issue until Kaepernick is signed.
The real world is full of big questions and odd surprises and the incessant drumbeats of time and money and strain.
But this piling-on of fear factors, the rising drumbeat of threats and dangers and enemies from every corner of the world, including at home, isn't a mistake or a coincidence.
Executives of several more companies including Uber, Neiman Marcus and TPG have joined the growing drumbeat of business opposition to the Texas transgender bathroom bill.
Quite frankly, for the last 25 years, that’s been the drumbeat beneath the melody playing inside the monarchy, to skip a generation.
For some, the steady drumbeat of Russia revelations echoes how the Watergate story emerged in one Washington Post story after another.
Reports on violent crime in Kansas City often take on the sound of a familiar drumbeat: Homicides are rising, shootings are up.
Steven Souza, OF, Rays Logan Morrison is finally owned in more than 50% of leagues, but the drumbeat goes on in Tampa for Souza.
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First Known Use of drumbeat
Synonymsblitz, blitzkrieg, bombardment, cannonade, barrage, drumfire, flurry, fusillade, hail, salvo, shower, storm, volley
Related Wordsbroadside, earful; avalanche, burst, cataclysm, cataract, deluge, discharge, engulfment, flood, flood tide, flush, gush, inundation, outburst, outflow, outpouring, overflow, rash, spate, surge, torrent; current, river, stream, tide; excess, glut, overabundance, overage, overkill, overmuch, oversupply, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplus
Near Antonymsdribble, drip, trickle
DRUMBEAT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of drumbeat for English Language Learners
: the sound made by beating a drum
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