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drum in Colours & sounds topic

drumdrum2 verb (drummed, drumming)  1 [intransitive]APM to play a drum2 [intransitive, transitive]CHIT to make a sound similar to a drum by hitting a surface again and again I could hear the rain drumming against the windows. Lisa drummed her fingers impatiently on the table.3 drum something home drum something into somebody drum somebody out of something drum something ↔ up→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
drumHe drums his fingers on the chairback as he passes.Rain drummed on the windows.He could hear her drumming the desktop with her fingers, waiting for him to put the cover on the typewriter.He hopes to drum up the support of sympathetic congressmen who blame the law for high fares.drummed ... fingersHarrison drummed his fingers impatiently against the surface of the table.She pulled up her nightgown and drummed her fingers on her swollen belly.Bowman drummed his fingers on the console.I drummed my fingers on the desktop.Mulcahey drummed his fingers on the table, tat-tat, tat-tat, rat-a-tat-tat-tat.Herr Nordern gulped his beer and drummed his fingers on the table.Venner grinned amiably around whilst Clinton, as cool as ever, drummed his fingers soundlessly on the table top.