drumbeat

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noun drum·beat \ˈdrəm-ˌbēt\

Definition of drumbeat

  1. 1 :  a stroke on a drum or its sound; also :  a series of such strokes

  2. 2 :  vociferous advocacy of a cause

  3. 3 :  drumfire 2

drumbeater

play \-ˌbē-tər\ noun

drumbeating

play \-tiŋ\ noun

Examples of drumbeat in a sentence

  1. I could hear the drumbeat of a parade down the street.

  2. <a dizzying drumbeat of interviews in the hours following her winning of the Academy Award>

1817

First Known Use of drumbeat

1817


DRUMBEAT Defined for English Language Learners

drumbeat

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noun drum·beat \ˈdrəm-ˌbēt\

Definition of drumbeat for English Language Learners

  • : the sound made by beating a drum



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