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Definition 1: a thrumming sound - [noun denoting event]

Samples where thrum or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he could hear the thrum of a banjo

(thrum is a kind of ...) the sudden occurrence of an audible event

"the sound awakened them"

Definition 2: make a rhythmic sound - [verb of perception]

Samples where thrum or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Rain drummed against the windshield
  • The drums beat all night

Synonyms for thrum in the sense of this definition

(thrum is a kind of ...) make a certain noise or sound

"She went `Mmmmm'" "The gun went `bang'"

(thrum has a similar meaning as ...) indicate by beating, as with the fingers or drumsticks

"Beat the rhythm"

Definition 3: sound with a monotonous hum - [verb of perception]

Synonyms for thrum in the sense of this definition

(thrum is a kind of ...) make a certain noise or sound

"She went `Mmmmm'" "The gun went `bang'"

Definition 4: sound the strings of (a stringed instrument) - [verb of perception]

Samples where thrum or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • strum a guitar

Synonyms for thrum in the sense of this definition

(thrum is a kind of ...) cause to sound

"sound the bell" "sound a certain note"

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