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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A small drum with metal disks attached loosely around the rim.

Usage examples (34)
  • The singer banged her tambourine as she danced around the stage.
  • He tells me that the tambourine is the sole feminine instrument of the Middle East.
  • One of the young soldiers had a kind of tambourine—the soldiers sang songs around their own campfire.
  • There was a kind of tambourine, ornamented with fan-like feathers, in the lodge. for more
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