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drumbeat the sound made by a drum, esp. when it is rhythmic.
drumbone a musical instrument requiring two or three players that is made of joined sections of plastic pipe, two of which slide to alter the pitch of sounds made by beating on the pipe with drumsticks. The drumbone was introduced by the Blue Man Group.
drumfish see drum.
drumhead the membrane that is stretched over the open end of a drum to form the sounding surface.
drum kit a set of percussion instruments arranged for convenient playing by a drummer in a band, the basic set of which usu. includes a bass drum, a tom-tom, a snare drum, a high-hat, and a crash cymbal, also called a drum set.
drumlin an oval or elongated hill formed from glacial debris.
drum major the leader of a marching band or drum corps, who beats time and often performs twirling tricks with a baton.
drum majorette a female drum major.
drummer a musician who plays drums. [2 definitions]
drum out to discharge or drive out for reprehensible behavior.
drum set a collection of percussion instruments arranged for convenient playing by a drummer; drum kit.
drumstick a stick used to play a drum. [2 definitions]
drum up to make a concerted effort to get or stimulate (support, customers, an emotion, or the like).
drunk feeling the debilitating and inhibition-reducing effects of alcohol; intoxicated. [6 definitions]
drunkard one who is frequently drunk.
drunken drunk. [3 definitions]
drupe any of numerous fleshy fruits, such as the apricot, cherry, peach, or almond, usu. having one hard stone.
drupelet a small drupe, as any of the many that compose a raspberry or blackberry.
druthers (informal) preference or choice.
dry free from wetness, dampness, or moisture. [14 definitions]
dryable combined form of dry.