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Definition of strum verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive, transitive] strum (on) somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they strum
he / she / it strums
past simple strummed
-ing form strumming
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to play a guitar or similar instrument by moving your fingers up and down across the strings As she sang, she strummed on a guitar.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: strum