sizzle cymbal

noun

: a suspended cymbal with loosely attached rivets or with one or more bead chains in contact with it that is used to produce loud, jangling effects

Word History

First Known Use

1944, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sizzle cymbal was in 1944

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“Sizzle cymbal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sizzle%20cymbal. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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