[ druhm-bee-ter ]
/ ˈdrʌmˌbi tər /


a person who vigorously proclaims or publicizes the merits of a product, idea, movie, etc.; press agent.

Origin of drumbeater

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Examples from the Web for drum-beater

  • Such was the force of the inspiration of Bootlbac the drum-beater, caused by the burning of the Identical.

  • In their midst goes the drum-beater, an aged man adorned with an eagle's feather behind each ear.

    The Delight Makers|Adolf Bandelier