rhythm band


: a band usually composed of schoolchildren who play simple percussion instruments (such as rhythm sticks, sleigh bells, or tambourines) to learn fundamentals of coordination and music

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1943, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rhythm band was circa 1943

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“Rhythm band.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhythm%20band. Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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