Synonyms of drum in English:

drum


See definition of drum

noun

1‘the steady drum of raindrops’

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beat, rhythm, patter, tap, chatter, pounding, thump, thumping, thud, thudding, rattle, rattling, pitter-patter, rat-a-tat, pit-a-pat, thrum, tattoo, vibration, throb, throbbing, pulsation
archaic bicker, clacket

2‘a drum of radioactive waste’

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canister, barrel, cylinder, tank, bin, can
container, receptacle, holder, vessel, repository

verb

1‘she drummed her fingers on the desktop’

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tap, beat, rap, knock, strike, thud, thump, hit
tattoo, thrum

2‘an unwritten law which was drummed into us at school’

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instil, drive, drive home, din, hammer, drill, drub, implant, ingrain, inculcate
teach over and over again, indoctrinate, brainwash

Phrases

    drum someone out

    ‘he was drummed out of office’


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    Military


    informal


    drum something up

    ‘he was drumming up business for his new investment company’


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