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drummies

noun; derivation
Percussionists, or any group who plays drum-related instruments. Intended Meaning: percussionists Analysis: drum -y -s percussion:instrument -N -PL people who play percussion instruments percussionists Possible reason used: Director wanted a short, quick way of referring to percussionists.
 
Me and the drummies’ll get together later and work it out.
Etymology : Derivation formed from root DRUM, plus affixes -Y and -S
Source : band director
Last modified: 10 June 2008


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