paradiddle

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par·a·did·dle

 (păr′ə-dĭd′l)
n.
A pattern of drumbeats characterized by four basic beats and alternating left-handed and right-handed strokes on the successive primary beats.

[Probably imitative.]

paradiddle

(ˈpærəˌdɪdəl)
n
(Music, other) a group of four drum beats produced by using alternate sticks in the pattern right-left-right-right or left-right-left-left
[C20: of imitative origin]

par•a•did•dle

(ˈpær əˌdɪd l)

n.
a drumbeat sequence alternating left and right hands.
[1925–30; partly imitative; compare diddle2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paradiddle - the sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly and continuouslyparadiddle - the sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly and continuously
sound - the sudden occurrence of an audible event; "the sound awakened them"