snare drum

noun

Definition of snare drum

  1. :  a small double-headed drum with one or more snares stretched across its lower head — see drum illustration

First Known Use of snare drum

circa 1859


SNARE DRUM Defined for English Language Learners

snare drum

noun

Definition of snare drum for English Language Learners

  • : a drum of a medium size that is played with special sticks (called drumsticks)


SNARE DRUM Defined for Kids

snare drum

noun

Definition of snare drum for Students

  1. :  a small drum with two heads that has strings stretched across its lower head to produce a rattling sound



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