paradiddle

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Imitative.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpæɹəˌdɪdəl/
  • (file)
    Rhymes: -ɪdəl

Noun[edit]

paradiddle (plural paradiddles)

  1. (music) A percussive exercise (one of 26 drum rudiments) which involves playing four even strokes in the order ‘right left right right’ or ‘left right left left’

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Verb[edit]

paradiddle (third-person singular simple present paradiddles, present participle paradiddling, simple past and past participle paradiddled)

  1. To produce percussive sounds of this kind.