finger cymbals

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Noun1.finger cymbals - a percussion instrument consisting of a pair of hollow pieces of wood or bone (usually held between the thumb and fingers) that are made to click together (as by Spanish dancers) in rhythm with the dance
percussion instrument, percussive instrument - a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by one object striking another
plural, plural form - the form of a word that is used to denote more than one
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Rieth was a founding member of Pink Martini, playing everything from bongos to finger cymbals.
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I feel like we're in a cocoon here - money no object, kids in a good private school," moaned Rafia, pinging a pair of finger cymbals and lighting incense.
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Some dances also include finger cymbals called zils in Turkish, or sagat in Arabic, which are attached to the thumb and middle finger of each hand.