In no time, the Latin American blogosphere was thrumming with jokes and parodies.
We were taking a siesta when the sound of thrumming roused us from the half sleep which the afternoon gives.
"Here goes, then," said Mr. Mizzen, thrumming on the guitar.
How his pen flies about, Twiddling and turning, Scorching and burning, Thrusting and thrumming!
There was a sudden, deeper note in the thrumming roar of the great ship.
He sat motionless, hunched, sucking at his dead pipe, listening to the thrumming of the generators.
There was a thrumming all about him, and he heard a low keening of wind.
He was back riding on the trail when an arrow, thrumming, buried its head in the dirt just in front of him.
Well, if it helped her, let her keep it thrumming on all night!
"After all these years," says Fabian, thoughtfully, thrumming gently on the table near him with his forefinger.
"play a stringed instrument," 1590s, from the noun (1550s), of imitative origin. Related: Thrummed; thrumming.