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Noun: drumming  drú-ming
  1. The act of playing drums
    "he practised his drumming several hours every day"
Verb: drum (drummed,drumming)  drúm
  1. Make a rhythmic sound
    "Rain drummed against the windscreen"; "He drummed his fingers on the table";
    - beat, thrum
     
  2. (music) play a percussion instrument
     
  3. Study intensively, as before an exam
    - cram, grind away, bone up, swot [Brit], get up, mug up [Brit], swot up [Brit], bone, revise [Brit]

Derived forms: drummings

Type of: go, hit the books, percussion, play, sound, study

Encyclopedia: Drumming

Drum, Mariposa County, California