drummer

noun drum·mer \ ˈdrə-mər \
|Updated on: 20 Aug 2018

Definition of drummer

1 : one that plays a drum sometimes used figuratively in phrases denoting unconventional thought or action
  • march to a different drummer

Examples of drummer in a Sentence

  1. The band got a new drummer.

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First Known Use of drummer

1574

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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DRUMMER Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of drummer for English Language Learners

  • : a person who plays a drum or a set of drums



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