Definición de strum en inglés:

strum

Saltos de línea: strum
Pronunciación: /strʌm
 
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verbo (strums, strumming, strummed)

[with object]
  • 1Play (a guitar or similar instrument) by sweeping the thumb or a plectrum up or down across the strings: he was sitting in the bedroom strumming a guitar [no object]: the minister strummed on his guitar
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    • He placed his fingers on some strings, and strummed the instrument.
    • He began to strum his guitar strings gently to the tune of ‘Meant For You.’
    • I followed the sound of his fingers strumming the guitar strings and his smooth voice singing lyrics that I couldn't understand.
  • 1.1Play (a tune) by strumming the strings of a guitar or similar instrument: he strummed a few chords
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    • He strummed a slow tune, his rich baritone filling the air.
    • I'm strumming a tune on my morin khuur and I'm reading DC Comics Superman / Batman #17.
    • Before long he looked up and strummed a little tune like he had at the café when I'd been severely annoyed.
  • 1.2 [no object] Play casually or unskilfully on a stringed or keyboard instrument: the guitar player strummed along respectfully
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    • He picked up his guitar and started strumming away while singing his song.
    • "That stuff don't matter, " I'd say as I strummed away.
    • She nodded, her fingers still strumming lazily.

sustantivo

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  • 1A sound made by strumming a guitar or similar instrument: the brittle strum of acoustic guitars
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    • Their conversation was interrupted by a strum on an acoustic guitar.
    • The song begins slowly and reflectively, with the solo strum of an acoustic guitar.
    • The soft strums from the guitar at times sounded more like a harp.
  • 1.1An act or period of strumming a guitar or similar instrument.
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    • With a solid 3 / 16th of an inch extending from your fingertips, you can get a nice, authoritative strum going with very little effort.
    • I didn't have to wait long before Rowan made a motion with his hand and with a strum of Andy's guitar the song began.

Derivativos

strummer

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Folky guitar strummers, pop balladeers and jazz groups still prefer quiet, seated audiences.
  • As I walked around the outskirts of the mosque, I saw Uighur lute strummers congregating for impromptu performances.
  • The spirits of old Delta bluesmen, Appalachian front-porch strummers, and folk troubadors live in a guitar's wooden hole.

Origen

late 18th century: imitative; compare with thrum1.

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elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody