from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A device for inducing movements of the drum-membrane of the ear by means of sound-waves directed into the auditory meatus.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • MSwagger is an instrumental soundscapy Ennio Morricone-meets-lounge - the drum and keyboard support the delay-drenched guitar and the vibrophone player I did say lounge was a component of their overall sound.

    eh, blah, and bomb

  • But Burritt shined in the second and third movements of the 42-minute, five-movement work, when he pounded, with so much verve, on the xylophone and vibrophone.

    Times Record News Stories

  • Metheny is also featured on the Gary Burton (vibrophone) Quartet's awesome album,

    Epinions Recent Content for Home

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.