Share this entry

Share this page

drum kit

Syllabification: drum kit
(also drum set)

Definition of drum kit in English:

noun

A set of drums, cymbals, and other percussion instruments used with drumsticks in jazz and popular music. The most basic components are a foot-operated bass drum, a snare drum, a suspended cymbal, and one or more tom-toms.
Example sentences
  • As soon as Lucas tapped the crash cymbal on the drum kit to end the song, Sonya let go of the microphone and ran out of the room.
  • A variety of suspended cymbals is made for the drum kit.
  • These drumbeats maybe metronome-steady, but that's only because the man is doing nothing on the drum kit.

Definition of drum kit in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day resilient
Pronunciation: rɪˈzɪlɪənt
adjective
able to recoil or spring back into shape…