Translation of drumstick in Spanish:

drumstick

palillo (de tambor), n.

Pronunciation /ˈdrəmˌstɪk//ˈdrʌmstɪk/

noun

  • 1

    Music
    palillo (de tambor) masculine
    baqueta feminine
    • He also had a drumstick stuck into the laces of his shoe so he could hit the cymbal on the floor.
    • Oskar, disgusted that the singing children are so undisciplined, pulls out his drumsticks and begins to drum.
    • ‘Um,’ Ellie said, and took her drumsticks away.
    • Keith Moon would throw his drumsticks into the audience and Pete Townshend would smash his guitar to pieces.
    • Michael started to drum his drumsticks against the table, bored.
    • Bob yelled, sticking a drumstick in Arson's face.
    • Fly Or Die, their second album, sees the dynamic duo dump the high-tech hip-hop of The Neptunes and pick up drumsticks and guitars to indulge in some strutting funk-rock.
    • I grabbed my drumsticks and we started a drumstick fight.
    • Opening it, I gazed upon a set of small clockwork toy soldiers, each with a tiny drum and even tinier drumsticks.
    • By the time Bruce Mitchell appears, rattling fluorescent-tipped drumsticks elegantly across every piece in his kit, the place is packed.
    • Shane nodded and slid open the door to grab the black bag containing his drumsticks and cymbals.
    • Suddenly, a drum roll was heard along with the striking of drumsticks on cymbals.
    • She felt only the rhythm of her drumsticks in sync with the beating of the base drum.
    • Then, somebody at the edge of the stage hands her a pair of drumsticks, and she beats out a frenzied four-second drum solo on a wacky octagon-shaped drum kit that wasn't there a second ago.
    • Pat threw his drumsticks into the crowd, while Jay threw his guitar pick.
    • A drum set lay abandoned in the room, drumsticks haphazardly thrown on a swiveling stool as though whoever had left them there planned to come back soon.
    • His fingers are swollen; he cannot hold his drumsticks to drum, or his fountain pen to write.
    • But when the time came for me to croon the first words, ‘Ziggy played guitar’, Neil dropped a drumstick.
    • Blackwell was particularly astonishing - a flurry of twirling drumsticks and thundering rolls that drew impressed cheers whenever he was featured.
    • I noticed a girl with a bass guitar in her hand and a boy holding drumsticks standing behind the two giggly girls.
  • 2

    Cooking
    muslo masculine
    pata feminine
    • He answered the door and held a chicken drumstick in his hand.
    • When the turkey is done, the drumsticks should move very easily in their sockets and their thickest parts should feel soft when pressed.
    • This week's edition focuses on steaks and drumsticks.
    • Lunch doesn't always have to be about sandwiches - soup with crackers, a chicken drumstick with a small baguette or a pancake rolled around a piece of farmer sausage are great alternatives.
    • ‘Thanks,’ he said as he wrestled a drumstick free from the turkey's glistening body.
    • Nina and Jason Payne, of Old Mead, Eastwood, chose to round off their special occasion with a fast-food dinner including chicken wings, drumsticks and chips.
    • There were chicken drumsticks, prawns, spare ribs and even lobster!
    • By the end of his culinary voyage Steingarten felt he was able to make the finest distinctions between the virtues of any and every fried drumstick.
    • We ate chicken drumsticks smothered in barbeque sauce.
    • Fred lowered his drumsticks and got off his seat.
    • I learnt to stop cowering before the selections on supermarket aisles, to choose decisively between wheat bread and white, Bosc pears and Bartletts, drumsticks and thighs.
    • The deli counter offers even more ideas, such as pieces of rotisserie chicken or chicken drumsticks or skewers.
    • Shot by ace photographer Dabboo Ramani, the ad shows Devang holding a chicken drumstick at arm's length.
    • Today, a Tyson chicken goes from egg to drumstick in as little as 8 weeks.
    • It might also have said, ‘I wonder when the chicken drumsticks will come.’
    • To make sure the bird is cooked thoroughly, pierce the thickest part of the drumstick and check that the juices are clear in colour.
    • Martha glanced over the chicken drumstick dripping with egg yolk and breadcrumbs very briefly, focusing on the younger girl's face filled with admirable aim to please.
    • Meat and fish stock soups, grilled jumbo prawns, barbecued chicken, lamb drumsticks and pork spare-ribs are winter specials served on rooftops.
    • Then loosen and pull out the thigh bone leaving the drumstick.
    • If it's chicken on the menu, you can bet it's drumsticks.