percussive

[ per-kuhs-iv ]
/ pərˈkʌs ɪv /

adjective

of, relating to, or characterized by percussion.

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Origin of percussive

First recorded in 1785–95; percuss(ion) + -ive

OTHER WORDS FROM percussive

per·cus·sive·ly, adverbper·cus·sive·ness, nounnon·per·cus·sive, adjectiveun·per·cus·sive, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for percussive

percussive
/ (pəˈkʌsɪv) /

adjective

of, caused by, or relating to percussion

Derived forms of percussive

percussively, adverbpercussiveness, noun
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