1. [syn: paradiddle, roll, drum roll]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
paradiddle \paradiddle\ n.
The sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly
Syn: roll, drum roll.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten
rapidly and continuously [syn: paradiddle, roll, drum
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
36 Moby Thesaurus words for "paradiddle":
barrage, beat, beating, drum, drum music, drumbeat, drumfire,
drumming, flutter, palpitation, patter, pitapat, pitter-patter,
pound, pounding, pulsation, rat-a-tat, rat-tat, rat-tat-tat,
rataplan, rattattoo, roll, rub-a-dub, ruff, ruffle, spatter,
splutter, sputter, staccato, tat-tat, tattoo, throb, throbbing,
thrum, thumping, tom-tom