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synonyms for strum

  • pick
  • pluck
  • plunk
See also synonyms for: strumming
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How to use strum in a sentence

Angel was the possessor of a flute-like treble, and he could strum some sort of accompaniment on the piano to any song.
ATLANTIC NARRATIVESMARY ANTIN
Almost every working-man has his girls taught to strum the piano.
TOWN LIFE IN AUSTRALIAR. E. N. (RICHARD) TWOPENY
They seemed to blaze, so bright were the colors, and so brilliant the jewels strum over the rich materials.
FOLLOWING THE EQUATOR, PART 5MARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
Around the hive the air was thick with the whirring mass and filled with the thrilling strum of innumerable wings.
WINDFALLS(AKA ALPHA OF THE PLOUGH) ALFRED GEORGE GARDINER
There might he strum his heart out in the old way, and the world would never hear, for it has lost the ear for this kind of song.
ADVENTURES IN THE ARTSMARSDEN HARTLEY
I haven't got one of my own, and I'll have to strum it out for a bit before I get it into shape for the band.
GENERAL JOHN REGANGEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
The duke was old-fashioned and hated those crazy people who lived only to hum and strum.
VISIONARIESJAMES HUNEKER
He picked up a trail-scarred banjo from the floor and began to strum a few wandering notes.
THE FAITH OF MENJACK LONDON
No beef would be killed that night, no lights would shine, no guitars would strum for the dance.
CURLYROGER POCOCK
At eleven o'clock Farrel gave a final vigorous strum to the guitar and stood up to say good-night.
THE PRIDE OF PALOMARPETER B. KYNE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STRUM

  • bombinate
  • buzz
  • chant
  • drawl
  • hum
  • intone
  • nasalize
  • purr
  • sound
  • strum
  • thrum
  • vibrate
  • whirr
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