English dictionary definition of:

drum


Noun

  • small to medium-sized bottom-dwelling food and game fishes of shallow coastal and fresh waters that make a drumming noise
  • a hollow cast-iron cylinder attached to the wheel that forms part of the brakes
  • a musical percussion instrument; usually consists of a hollow cylinder with a membrane stretched across each end
  • a cylindrical metal container used for shipping or storage of liquids
  • the sound of a drum
  • a bulging cylindrical shape; hollow with flat ends

Verb

  • study intensively, as before an exam
  • play a percussion instrument
  • make a rhythmic sound

Thesaurus

barrel beat bone cram drumfish membranophone swot thrum tympan

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Starter Course: Unit 5: Section 3 and learn about the word drum in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit Starter course: Initial consonant blends.

Scrabble score for drum


Scrabble score = 7

generated at 21:06:45 on 17-01-20

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