paradiddle

noun par·a·did·dle \ ˈper-ə-ˌdi-dᵊl , ˈpa-rə- \

Definition of paradiddle

:a quick succession of drumbeats slower than a roll and alternating left- and right-hand strokes in a typical L-R-L-L, R-L-R-R pattern

Origin and Etymology of paradiddle

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