Strum



verb (used with object), strummed, strumming.
1.
to play on (a stringed musical instrument) by running the fingers lightly across the strings.
2.
to produce (notes, a melody, etc.) by such playing:
to strum a tune.
verb (used without object), strummed, strumming.
3.
to play on a stringed musical instrument by running the fingers lightly across the strings.
noun
4.
the act of strumming.
5.
the sound produced by strumming.
noun
1.
a strainer, as at the inlet of a system of tubing.
verb strums, strumming, strummed
1.
to sound (the strings of a guitar, banjo, etc) with a downward or upward sweep of the thumb or of a plectrum
2.
to play (chords, a tune, etc) in this way

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