|Origin:||percussio 'act of hitting', from percutere 'to hit hard'|
musical instruments such as drums, bells etc which you play by hitting them: ➔ brass (2), stringed instrument, wind instrument, woodwind
Tonight we have Paul Duke on percussion (=playing a percussion instrument).
a range of percussion instruments
the people in an orchestra or band that play musical instruments such as drums, bells etc
the sound or effect of two things hitting each other with great force
—percussionist noun [countable]