Definition of Strumming

1. Verb. (present participle of strum) ¹



2. Noun. The action of the verb ''to strum'' ¹

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Definition of Strumming

1. strum [v] - See also: strum

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Strumming

struggling
strugglingly
strull
strulls
strum
struma
strumae
strumas
strumatic
strumbled
strummed
strummel
strummels
strummer
strummers
strumming (current term)
strummings
strummy
strumose
strumous
strumousness
strumpets
strums
strumstrum
strumstrums
strung
strung-out
strung together

Literary usage of Strumming

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1. ...D. Iunii Iuvenalis Saturae XIII. Thirteen Satires of Juvenalby Juvenal by Juvenal (1892)
"V revulsion against his mother's rule; but Nero, garlanded andl^«1«'^ К * f anointed, strumming a harp on the public stage before ..."

2. The Library Magazine (1887)
"And with her mountain Sister, to the strumming Of harp and pipe, joins the rejoicing throng. The world is shadow'>] with the swarms still coming To hail ..."

3. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"strumming, glooming, looking sour ;" Gl. STRUM, s. ... strumming, s. 1. A thrilling sensation, sometimes implying giddiness, Ettr. For. ..."

4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"To produce a specified effect upon by strumming on a musical instrument. ... A strumming; a careless or discordant performance on a stringed instrument. ..."

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