percussive

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

percussive ‎(comparative more percussive, superlative most percussive)

  1. Characterized by percussion; caused by or related to the action of striking or pounding something.
    He massaged her shoulders with a gentle percussive action.
    His technical skills were limited to performing percussive maintenance: hitting malfunctioning equipment in the hope that it would then work.

Noun[edit]

percussive ‎(plural percussives)

  1. (phonetics) A phoneme produced by striking organs together, e.g. smacking the lips or gnashing the teeth.

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

percussive

  1. feminine plural of percussivo