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flies the handle

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bark, flare, flash, growl, grumble, grunt, lash out, retort, snarl, snort.
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Correct spelling:
drum
Definition:
The tympanum of the ear; - often, but incorrectly, applied to the tympanic membrane.

Synonyms:

noun
alarm
horn, shout, trumpet, tip off, Soss, horns, Maydays.
artifact
drum, membranophone, tympan.
cask
keg.
container
bag, barrel, basket, belly, bin, bladder, bottle, bowl, box, bucket, cabinet, can, case, cask, chest, closet, container, crate, cup, cupboard, decanter, drawer, flask, holder, jar, jug, ladle, locker, pocket, pouch, purse, receptacle, repository, reservoir, sack, shelf, stomach, storage, suitcase, tank, tray, trunk, vat, vault, wallet.
cylinder
column, cylinder.
drum
barrel, beat, bone, bone up, brake drum, cram, drumfish, grind away, membranophone, metal drum, mug up, swot, Swot Up, thrum, tympan, get up.
drum into
drive home, hammer, inculcate, instil, reiterate, harp on, din into.
drum out
discharge, dismiss, expel, throw out.
drum up
attract, canvass, collect, gather, get, obtain, petition, solicit, summon, round up.
event
drum.
musical instrument
banjo, bass, bassoon, cello, clarinet, electric guitar, English Horn, fiddle, flute, French Horn, guitar, harmonica, harp, harpsichord, horn, keyboard, oboe, organ, piano, piccolo, recorder, saxophone, trombone, trumpet, viola, violin, alto saxophone, classical guitar, electric piano, tenor saxophone, violincello.
musical instruments
accordion, baby grand, balalaika, barrel organ, bass guitar, bagpipes, air guitar.
rumble
beat, buzz, chant, chatter, clatter, drone, grumble, hum, racket, rattle, reverberation, roll, rumble, throb, thrum, thunder.
verb
beat, tap a beat
boom, pulsate, rap, reverberate, roar, strum, tattoo, throb, thrum, thunder.
creation
drum.
perception
beat, drum, thrum.
rumble
reverberate.
Examples of usage:
  1. Stas gave the drum back to Kali while the latter began to make a noise with it with such zeal that for a while a word could not be heard. – In Desert and Wilderness by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  2. Katherine watched Winston shake his head in dismay as he paused to pick up the drum, turning it in his hands. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  3. Through the air came a louder drum roll- in it something ominous, something sinister. – The Metal Monster by A. Merritt
  4. The parson chose the holy word there and then, and shut the lock back upon it, and hung the drum and trumpet back in their place. – Wandering Heath by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  5. What's the necessity of all this drum business? – Gold Out of Celebes by Aylward Edward Dingle

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