drum·​fire | \ ˈdrəm-ˌfī(-ə)r \

Definition of drumfire

1 : artillery firing so continuous as to sound like a drumroll
2 : something suggestive of drumfire in intensity : barrage a drumfire of publicity

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Examples of drumfire in a Sentence

a rising drumfire of criticism for the president's latest nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court

First Known Use of drumfire

1915, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of drumfire was in 1915

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to express emotion in a dramatic way

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