Definition of Drum:

  1. A cylindrical container or receptacle.

  2. Play on a drum or drums.

  3. Flat or convex ended cylindrical container, made usually of fiberboard, metal, or plastic, and having a resealable top or two resealable openings (bungs).

  4. A percussion instrument sounded by being struck with sticks or the hands, typically cylindrical, barrel-shaped, or bowl-shaped, with a taut membrane over one or both ends.

  5. Unit of volume equal to 55 US gallons, 45.6 Imperial gallons, 1.31 barrels, or approximately 209 liters.

  6. An evening or afternoon tea party of a kind that was popular in the late 18th and early 19th century.

Synonyms of Drum

Barrage, Barrel, Beat, Beat a ruffle, Beat a tattoo, Beat the drum, Beat time, Beating, Bole, Bongo drum, Cackle, Call, Canvass, Carol, Cask, Caw, Chatter, Cheep, Chirk, Chirp, Chirr, Chirrup, Chitter, Chuck, Clack, Cluck, Cock-a-doodle-doo, Column, Conga, Coo, Count, Count the beats, Croak, Cronk, Crow, Cuckoo, Cylinder, Cylindroid, Din, Ding, Drizzle, Drum music, Drumbeat, Drumfire, Drumhead, Drumming, Drumskin, Drumstick, Fall, Flutter, Gabble, Gaggle, Go pitapat, Gobble, Guggle, Hammer, Honk, Hoo, Hoot, Jazz stick, Keep time, Kettle, Kettledrum, Membranophone, Mizzle, Palpitate, Palpitation, Pant, Paradiddle, Patter, Peep, Pelt, Pillar, Pip, Pipe, Pitapat, Pitter-patter, Play drum, Pound, Pounding, Pour, Pour with rain, Precipitate, Pulsate, Pulsation, Pulse, Quack, Rain, Rain tadpoles, Rat-a-tat, Rat-tat, Rat-tat-tat, Rataplan, Rattattoo, Roll, Roller, Rouleau, Rub-a-dub, Ruff, Ruffle, Scold, Shower, Shower down, Side drum, Sing, Snare, Snare drum, Sound a tattoo, Spatter, Spit, Splatter, Splutter, Sprinkle, Sputter, Squawk, Staccato, Stream, Tabor, Taboret, Tabret, Tam-tam, Tambourine, Tap, Tat-tat, Tattoo, Tenor drum, Throb, Throbbing, Thrum, Thump, Thumping, Tick, Ticktock, Timbrel, Timpani, Tom-tom, Trill, Troll-drum, Trunk, Tube, Tweet, Twit, Twitter, Tymp stick, Tympan, Tympanon, Tympanum, War drum, Warble, Weep, Whistle, Canister, Barrel, Cylinder, Tank, Bin, Can

How to use Drum in a sentence?

  1. Both performances drew heavily on Melanesian sounds - interspersed with high energy chanting, drumming and dancing.
  2. A shuffling dance to the beat of a drum.
  3. A drum of powdered bleach.

Meaning of Drum & Drum Definition