verb (used with object), strummed, strum·ming.
verb (used without object), strummed, strum·ming.
Words nearby strum
OTHER WORDS FROM strumstrum·mer, noun
Examples 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