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thrum1

thrum1

pronunciation:
thruhm
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: thrummed, thrumming, thrums
definition 1: to play (a stringed instrument or a tune) by plucking, esp. idly or repetitiously.
similar words:
pluck
definition 2: to drum the fingers on.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to pluck, or pluck a tune on, a stringed instrument.
definition 2: to drum with the fingers.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a muffled, repetitious sound; thrumming.