Used when you're leaving an occasion in a fuckin' hurry!
"I gotta swoop, bro'--I forgot to pick up Kathy from the store!"
verb; the act of playing drums
, either drum set or hand drums such as bongos
particularly loudly as in a drumline
; originally used in jazz
circles in the 1930s, but revived when street drummers
began playing plastic five-gallon pails and trash cans for tips.
"Damn, man! Brio's really thumpin' the tubs tonight!"
noun; a slang term for a drummer; derived from the urban practice of playing makeshift drum kits made out of plastic buckets, trash can lids, and other recycled junk
"How ya doin', bucket-banger?"
, or other hand drums; to play them loud enough to hear them over the other band members, a hand drummer often slaps
the drum heads, particularly near the edge of the drums.
"What're you doin' tonight, bro'?"
"Got a gig slappin' the skins at the Latin Music Festival."
Mike always rushed from one place to another so quickly, the only way I knew he was out of the place was when he yelled "Later, frater!" to me just before the door slammed shut.
I took one look at her and I was ready to get it up and get it on right there, right now...
noun; a person who plays hand drums
such as bongos
, or djembes; so-called because some hand drumming
requires literally slamming the hand against the drums
to make loud sounds.
Kathy loved watching Brio play the congas during the concert; he was a real hand-slammer.