Top Definition
Large keyed drums that when hit in various ways, can make sweet or menacing noises
"The timpani sounds like thunder"
by Ryan February 16, 2005
2 more definitions
The greatest set of Orchestral drums ever created
Person 1:Well, it looks like he can play the Timpani

Person 2: He is AWESOME
by 6DADADA May 31, 2009
hell sweet instruments aka kettle drums
her drum teacher play some mean timpani
by animal (the drummer girl) June 21, 2005

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