how to pronounce drumming


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the above transcription of drumming is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

drumming is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of drumming in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of drumming


  1. The act of beating a drum.
  2. In many species of catfish, the sound produced by contraction of specialized sonic muscles with subsequent reverberation through the swim bladder.
  3. A noise resembling that of a drum being beaten.


  1. Present participle of drum.

drumming frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word drumming occurs in english on average 2.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics drumming can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that drumming can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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