Definition of percussive
1 : of or relating to percussion; especially : operative or operated by striking
2 : having powerful impact
Examples of percussive in a sentence
The song had a punchy, percussive rhythm.
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Definition of percussive for English Language Learners
: of or relating to a percussion instrument or to the sounds that a percussion instrument makes
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