ride cymbal

noun

: a large suspended cymbal normally used to provide a steady rhythm

Word History

First Known Use

1956, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ride cymbal was in 1956

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“Ride cymbal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ride%20cymbal. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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