French tambourinsmall drumfrom Old French tambourin
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Tambourine Sentence Examples
Hold the tambourine so that the curling ribbon hangs down.
I saw him once trying to play the tambourine on a straw hat !
The rites were characterized by a frenzy of devotion, unrestrained enthusiasm, wild orgiastic dances and wanderings in the forests, and were accompanied by the music of the flute, cymbal, and tambourine.
You can instantly layer a tambourine sound onto a snare or tom or hand drum.
On occasion, an elderly person may want to play a simple instrument, such as a tambourine or a triangle, to the music.