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See definition of thrum on Dictionary.com
  • as inthread
  • as inpulsate/pulse
  • as inpulsate
  • as indrone
  • as indrum
  • as inhum

synonyms for thrum

  • cord
  • cotton
  • filament
  • silk
  • strand
  • string
  • wire
  • wool
  • yarn
  • flax
  • floss
  • ligature
  • lint
  • lisle
  • pile
  • ravel
  • stamen
  • staple
  • twine
  • warp
  • weft
  • woof
See also synonyms for: thrummed / thrumming
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How to use thrum in a sentence

They had not heard the thrum of the motors on the roadway outside.
THE GHOST BREAKERCHARLES GODDARD
Dee could thrum out an accompaniment, if it happened to be a very simple one with only one or two changes.
VACATION WITH THE TUCKER TWINSNELL SPEED
When he touches Rossetti's lute his melody is blurred by the thrum of the strings that the Italian's fingers have so lately left.
OSCAR WILDEARTHUR RANSOME
Stella looked and listened until there was but a faint thrum far up the lake.
BIG TIMBERBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Some thrum a musical instrument the livelong day, and, when they wake at night, proceed at once to their musical performance.
THE WORLD AND ITS PEOPLE: BOOK VIIANNA B. BADLAM
She strained to catch the thrum of running hoofs, knowing intuitively that the man, also, had ceased speaking to listen.
BRUCE OF THE CIRCLE AHAROLD TITUS
Like the common primrose, the primula exhibits both pin-eyed and thrum-eyed varieties.
MENDELISMREGINALD CRUNDALL PUNNETT
The rocket thrum of the tugs had become a roar as the gravity pulled against the antique hull.
PERFECT CONTROLRICHARD STOCKHAM
It is a story of a poor hand-loom weaver, called "Thrum," trying to sell his dog "Snap" to a moorland farmer.
LANCASHIRE SKETCHESEDWIN WAUGH
All his life he had shunned gymnasiums, preferring to thrum the piano or the guitar, or invent models for airships.
THE AUTOMOBILE GIRLS ALONG THE HUDSONLAURA DENT CRANE
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WORDS RELATED TO THRUM

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