from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Latin-American percussion instrument consisting of a hollow-gourd rattle containing pebbles or beans and often played in pairs.
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- n. A Latin American percussion instrument consisting of a hollow-gourd rattle containing pebbles or beans and often played in pairs, as a rhythm instrument.
- n. breasts
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- n. a percussion instrument consisting of a hollow gourd containing pebbles or beans; often played in pairs
Blind cricket uses a bearings-filled plastic ball that rattles like a maraca, allowing players to locate it as it bounces on the ground.
Of special note: rhythm was provided by a maraca fashioned from Advil capsules rattling against the inside a diaphragm carrying case.
Recently on Offworld, One More Go columnist Margaret Robertson claims Sega owe her £400 for all the money she's sunk in to Sega's maraca-based rhythm game Samba De Amigo over the years, only to get something always broken in return.
This trio of young ones from Melbourne, Australia makes a primitive, minimalist form of noise rock (vocalist Jonnine Standish's percussion instrument is a single maraca and a floor tom).
Give them a maraca, a rubber band and a Swiss army knife, and the group will give you a dance-floor hit.
Awl nite ai dreamt dat ai wuz uh member ob an awl maraca band.
Actually, I was pretty disturbed when it came to the butterflies in my stomach region doing a maraca rumba.
Calling him Barack --- it would not be long until other candidates 'advisers and their media friends would be making freudian slips calling him maraca --- in an obvious attempt to cause confusion about whether he is some sort of central american drug kingpin.
In Seattle for the first time, the Mississippians bought a new feathered ukulele and stimulated the local smile economy with troubadour storytelling, singalongs, whistling harmonies, and a drummer playing his floor tom with a maraca.
Ai conga imajin wut sort ob wurld dis wuld bii iffn ai culdn listen tew maraca musik.