Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a drum, such as in sound or shape

Etymologies

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drum +‎ -like

Examples

  • Standing with my nose barely a few inches from those massive doors, I listened to the drumlike pounding of my heart in my ears.

    Dancing with the Devil

  • You can use long, slow strokes or rapid, drumlike pressure with the fingers and hands.

    30 Days to a Well-Mannered Dog

  • Parfitt started wondering about another aspect of the Lemba's now-credible oral history: a drumlike object called the ngoma lungundu.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • When I turned he said, “Not the speed bag,” and pointed toward one of those big drumlike things.

    Becoming Holyfield

  • Once I made that I took two parameters; the length of the delay loop and the probability ‘blend’ value that controls how ‘drumlike’ it sounds.

    ASCII Rave in Haskell « Alex McLean

  • Use a high-pitched voice and a drumlike tempo as you perform Sing & Do.

    Itsy Bitsy Yoga

  • A new headache pierced the top of his head with a drumlike pattern.

    Deuces Wild

  • Standing inside the huge wooden shrines with the rain beating down was like being held captive in a primitive, drumlike wooden instrument with the prevailing, high-pitched yammer of rampant schoolgirls surrounding you.

    The Fourth Hand

  • Delver nodded in time to the simple harmony, the hard, almost drumlike rhythms of the lutars shaking the windows in their casements.

    The Shadow Sorceress

  • Although the TBSA Comet is larger than the Anakuklesis, its living quarters are small and cramped; its narrow main passageway winds around the inside of a drumlike centrifuge.

    A King of Infinite Space

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