how to pronounce drums


audio example by a male speaker

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the above transcription of drums 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.

drums is pronounced in one syllable

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example pitch curve for pronunciation of drums


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video examples of drums pronunciation

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

“… right but the snare drums they come half …”

meanings of drums


  1. Plural of drum.


  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of drum.


  1. Plural of Drum.

drums frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word drums occurs in english on average 13.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics drums 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 drums can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

words with pronunciation similar to drums


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