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English translation of 'tambouriner'

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[tɑ̃buʀine ]
Verb Table intransitive verb
tambouriner contre to drum againstto drum on

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Example Sentences Including 'tambouriner'

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Et d'aucun auront beau tambouriner pour dire et répéter qu'une signature n'est pas une adhésion, il n'empêche.
Le Nouvel Observateur (2002)
Il eut beau tambouriner à sa porte, elle ne lui ouvrit pas.
Dangerfield, Yves & Girod, Francis L'enfance de l'art
Il n'était que temps de tambouriner sur les casseroles.
Le Monde (2001)
Pendant tout le mois d'août, elles ont dû le tambouriner ", déduit aujourd'hui un ancien ministre.
Le Monde (1999)
Y'en a qui se faisaient tambouriner de tous les côtés, jamais il leur arrivait rien.

Trends of 'tambouriner'

Used Rarely. tambouriner is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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'tambouriner' in Other Languages

British English: drum VERB
If something drums on a surface, or if you drum something on a surface, it hits it regularly, making a continuous beating sound.
He drummed his fingers on the leather top of his desk.
  • American English: drum
  • Brazilian Portuguese: tamborilar
  • Chinese: 连续敲击
  • European Spanish: dar golpecitos
  • French: tambouriner
  • German: trommeln
  • Italian: tamburellare
  • Japanese: コツコツとたたく
  • Korean: 둥둥 소리를 내다
  • European Portuguese: tamborilar
  • Spanish: dar golpecitos
British English: patter VERB
If something patters on a surface, it hits it quickly several times, making quiet, tapping sounds.
Rain pattered gently outside, dripping on to the roof from the pines.

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Translation of tambouriner from the Collins French to English
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