swish cymbal


Definition of swish cymbal

: a suspended cymbal with a standard boss (see boss entry 1 sense 1a), a slightly upturned edge, and usually loosely attached rivets

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First Known Use of swish cymbal

1968, in the meaning defined above

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“Swish cymbal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swish%20cymbal. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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