The beat of his heels and toes pleased you like a snare-drum obligato.
I bought one the other day as big as a snare-drum, and the thing never made a dent.
Yes,” grumbled Hank, disjointedly, “but the snare-drum solo my teeth are doing may make noise enough to give me away.
Skulking, throat swollen with fear, heart beating like a snare-drum, Kirkwood took his chance.
Skeezicks, who played the big horn, accused the cornet and the snare-drum of stealing his cold lunch.
And the young man ran the thing over his tongue like a treble drag on a snare-drum.
A shallow cylindrical drum, with wires or pieces of catgut (snares) stretched across the bottom skin to give a sharp, rattling sound when the top skin is struck. Snare drums are used in orchestras and in nearly all kinds of bands.