Definition of drumroll
: a roll on a drum or its sound
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Enrollees learn makeup, facial expressions, acting movements, skits, one-liners, magic tricks and (drumroll, please) balloon art.
Coming across a look-at-me line like that, a reader hardly needs Murakami to cue a drumroll to sense that the narrative pulse of the story has just gone up a few beats per second.
Since leaving her husband, Torvald (Chris Cooper), Nora has discovered her own voice and become—drumroll, please—a writer.
Separately, Apple retired its iPad Air 2 tablet and is replacing it with a new, 9.7-inch screen iPad that is being called (drumroll, please)…iPad.
The baby girl's name is — drumroll — Marlow Alice Cross, which, in the context of other celebrity baby names, isn't particularly unusual or unique.
DIA’s speed was — drumroll, please — 61.74 megabits per second!
And my recommendation is – drumroll, please — the Underland Chronicles by Suzanne Collins.
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