verb (used with object), strummed, strum·ming.
verb (used without object), strummed, strum·ming.
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OTHER WORDS FROM strumstrum·mer, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for strummed
He strummed the guitar as “if he were fully clothed and in front of a crowd of thousands,” remembered the actress.Terrence Howard, Star of ‘The Butler,’ Is an Actor With a Dark Past|Allison Samuels|August 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He had his guitar, and as soon as he settled into the sofa he strummed a few chords.
He settled his shaky fingers on the guitar strings, strummed a chord, fell silent, sighed, then rallied.
I cautiously picked up the instrument, strummed a few chords, closed my eyes, and sang.
Without rising from his seat he looked out of the window and strummed on the pane.An Artist in Crime|Rodrigues Ottolengui
One of them strummed a guitar and several of them flung themselves about dancing wildly, improvising as they went along.The Phantom Town Mystery|Carol Norton
One strummed a lute, and they were singing together in Latin.The Saracen: The Holy War|Robert Shea
The Old Bird drilled us until we begged for mercy, while Borwick strummed untiringly at the piano.Life in a Tank|Richard Haigh
That worthy gentleman was perfectly mad: he bounded like a wild colt, and strummed his guitar furiously.The Gold-Seekers|Gustave Aimard