drummer


noun

  1. a person who plays a drum.
  2. a commercial traveler or traveling sales representative.
Idioms
  1. march to a different drummer, to be motivated by a different set of values than the average person.

noun

  1. a person who plays a drum or set of drums
  2. mainly US a salesman, esp a travelling salesman
  3. Australian and NZ slang the slowest shearer in a team
n.

1570s, agent noun from drum (v.).

see march to a different beat (drummer).

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