Humstrum Hum"strum`, n. An instrument out of tune or rudely constructed; music badly played. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • humstrum — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: hum (I) + strum 1. : a crude fiddle; broadly : any out of tune musical instrument 2. : hurdy gurdy …   Useful english dictionary

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