Definition of dulcimer in English:
noun(also hammered dulcimer)
1A musical instrument with a sounding board or box, typically trapezoidal in shape, over which strings of graduated length are stretched, played by being struck with handheld hammers.
- Using anything from toy piano, guitars and dulcimer to synthesisers and Stylophone, the pair continuously change the aspect of their music while keeping with the overall theme.
- Very early on, I was attracted to the sounds of stringed instruments like the dulcimer and mandolin, which were commonly played in that part of the country.
- Silk zither and dulcimer with strings are the most common traditional musical instruments.
1.1 (Appalachian dulcimer) A musical instrument with a long rounded body and a fretted fingerboard, played by bowing, plucking, and strumming. Also called mountain dulcimer.
- Mountain dulcimers are lightweight wooden instruments with only three or four strings; they look like guitars on a diet.
- A local musician taught rounds and accompanied the girls on a mountain dulcimer one year; a cabin neighbor was a special guest, telling true stories of bears and mountain lions from the area.
- The mountain dulcimer I made many long years ago, which provides entertainment as well as sacred music, has unicorns, stars, and moons carved in it for the sound holes.
Words that rhyme with dulcimerHiroshima
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