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  • noun Plural form of downstroke.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It is founded on the English, but the downstrokes are a little blacker, and more marked.

    The Idiot

  • It is founded on the English, but the downstrokes are a little blacker, and more marked.

    The Idiot

  • I showed Jeff how to hold the pick and play downstrokes.

    I slept with Joey Ramone

  • I showed Jeff how to hold the pick and play downstrokes.

    I slept with Joey Ramone

  • I showed Jeff how to hold the pick and play downstrokes.

    I slept with Joey Ramone

  • I showed Jeff how to hold the pick and play downstrokes.

    I slept with Joey Ramone

  • At the end of the session, if you managed to keep them all in mind while you sat straight but also stayed relaxed, and if you concentrated on what you were doing instead of wishing you were out in the school yard playing Red Rover, you had pages of perfect ovals, upstrokes, and downstrokes, and by the end of third grade, these would have come together into some species of legible penmanship.

    Script and Scribble: The Rise and Fall of Handwriting

  • After all of the glory, all of the hardcore downstrokes on Telecasters and Les Pauls, the bleeding sax solos spilling over the melodies like syrup on pancakes, drenching them with warmth and sweetness, it comes down to this: know what you have, know what it's worth, cherish that rather than wasting time seeking what you can't have and losing your life in the bitter unrealized process.

    Holly Gleason: Michael Stanley and the Resonators: Midwest Midnight, Reckoning Where the Have-Littles Gather

  • He would play eighth notes on downstrokes on the fifth and sixth strings with a boogie rhythm while he sang, and he played in sax and piano keys, which were C, D, E-flat, and B-flat.

    Cheech & Chong

  • He would play eighth notes on downstrokes on the fifth and sixth strings with a boogie rhythm while he sang, and he played in sax and piano keys, which were C, D, E-flat, and B-flat.

    Cheech & Chong

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