cymbalnoun [ C usually plural ]uk /ˈsɪm.bəl/ us /ˈsɪm.bəl/
Examples from literature
- As the horns tooted and the cymbals clashed they entered the town.
- She had borrowed two sets of castanets, a pair of cymbals, and a triangle, and with these loud-sounding instruments she and her companions emphasized the chorus.
- The men accompany them beating drums and cymbals.
- Thus no stringed instruments are permitted to be used in temples, but only the gong, cymbal, horn and conch-shell.