Synonyms

1. castanets

noun. a percussion instrument consisting of a pair of hollow pieces of wood or bone (usually held between the thumb and fingers) that are made to click together (as by Spanish dancers) in rhythm with the dance.

Synonyms

  • finger cymbals
  • bones
  • percussion instrument
  • clappers

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Example sentences of the word castanets


1. Noun, plural
Many of these instruments, like maracas and castanets, are simple structures that can be made right at home.

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