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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Rhythm instruments shaped like gourds that contain seeds or pebbles.

Usage examples (30)
  • Rubber weapons don't weight much, so waving them around like maracas is actually pretty easy.
  • The little man persists in miscalling his maracas “Morocco”.
  • Charo's "maracas" make Pam's proportions look average.
  • "maracas" (once you employ a bit of imagination) should have created a winner. for more
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