from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of drum kit.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Two roadies having to hold on to My Bloody Valentine's drumkit as Colm O'Cíosóig hit it with such ferocity that it started moving across the stage.

    Guardian young arts critic competition 2011: Our critics' picks

  • When I was young, I learned the drums and was really happy to play in rock bands because I could be on stage, be an important part of the band, but remain largely hidden – and I could hide behind my huge drumkit!

    Backstage to centre-stage « I'm Not Broken

  • My other space is in the granny flat (or garden shed, as the council knows it), which houses the junk from the house, but more importantly houses my desk and drumkit.

    Welcome to my office « Write Anything

  • Also, there is always a pair of drumsticks and a practice pad on my desk, as I link words to my drumming, the rhythm and pace of words with the beats and grooves of a drumkit.

    Inspiration through horology « Write Anything

  • His budget transportation arrangements on a freighter, however, resulted in his drumkit being lost overboard – an experience he considered "a baptism".

    Steve Reid obituary

  • ✒ Coren, of course, is the chap who gained a niche in the nation's hearts with a memo to Times subeditors two years ago in which he deployed his verbal skills to expostulate following the removal of an indefinite article from his copy, and earlier this year complained on Twitter about his neighbour's present of a drumkit to his son.


  • Cater vividly remembered the look in the six-year-old's eyes as he showed him his drumkit.

    Chris Dagley obituary

  • That said, if your idea of a great evening in involves watching someone in a long blonde wig and flared trousers slowly assemble a drumkit while a bearded man in velvet robes waves a lasso and shouts at him, get your credit card out: your audio-visual experience of the year is here.

    Animal Collective: Oddsac

  • RB2 is going to give you an improved drumkit with a better pedal and quieter heads and will be backwards compatible with RB1 stuff.

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - Sting looks horrible in this…

  • The drummer is good, although s/he needs either a better drumkit or else a producer capable of mixing the percussion in properly.

    Vernian Process, Behold The Machine (2009)


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