Reinke lost his pulpit and was drummed out of the conservative Missouri Synod of the Lutheran denomination.
Brown dismissed the attention surrounding Marinelli as a “tempest in a teapot” drummed up by the gay press.
But I assume its author would have been drummed right out of the Realist Fiction Writers League.
“And that narrative line was drummed into the heads of the voters,” says Galston.
If this were a military project you'd be fired and drummed out of the field.
I just drummed up the excuse that I ought to look over our branch in this city, and the guvnor fell for it.
Because youve had it so drummed 114 into you that you can never, never again do anything natural.
The millionaire sitting in the window frowned a little and drummed with his fingers on the arm of the chair.
Justin drummed with his fingers on the desk without answering.
Sally's long eyelashes suddenly drooped, and she drummed on the gate nervously.
1540s, probably from Middle Dutch tromme "drum," common Germanic (cf. German Trommel, Danish tromme, Swedish trumma), probably of imitative origin. Not common before 1570s. Slightly older, and more common at first, was drumslade, apparently from Dutch or Low German trommelslag. Machinery sense attested from 1740, from similarity of shape.
1570s, from drum (n.). To drum (up) business, etc., is American English 1839, from the old way of drawing a crowd.