• Thrum Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To play, as a stringed instrument, in a rude or monotonous manner.
  2. (v. t.) To insert short pieces of rope-yarn or spun yarn in; as, to thrum a piece of canvas, or a mat, thus making a rough or tufted surface.
  3. (v. i.) To play rudely or monotonously on a stringed instrument with the fingers; to strum.
  4. (n.) Any coarse yarn; an unraveled strand of rope.
  5. (v. i.) Hence, to make a monotonous drumming noise; as, to thrum on a table.
  6. (n.) One of the ends of weavers threads; hence, any soft, short threads or tufts resembling these.
  7. (n.) A shove out of place; a small displacement or fault along a seam.
  8. (v. t.) To furnish with thrums; to insert tufts in; to fringe.
  9. (n.) A threadlike part of a flower; a stamen.
  10. (n.) A mat made of canvas and tufts of yarn.
  11. (v. t.) Hence, to drum on; to strike in a monotonous manner; to thrum the table.

Beat, Drum, Hum, Strum,

• Thrummed Definition & Synonyms

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Thrum

• Thrumwort Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A kind of amaranth (Amarantus caudatus).