Definitions for tom-tomˈtɒmˌtɒm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tom-tomˈtɒmˌtɒm(n.)

  1. a drum of American Indian or Asian origin, commonly played with the hands.

    Category: Music and Dance

  2. a dully repetitious drumbeat or similar sound.

Origin of tom-tom:

1685–95; < Hindi ṭamṭam

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tenor drum, tom-tom(noun)

    any of various drums with small heads

Wiktionary

  1. tom-tom(Noun)

    A small joined pair of drums, beaten with the hands.

  2. tom-tom(Noun)

    Any cylindrical drum, with no snare; part of a drum kit.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tom-tom(noun)

    see Tam-tam


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

tom-tom(noun)

a kind of drum usually beaten with the hands.

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