bang the drum(redirected from banged the drum)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
bang the drum
To voice one's support for something. Quit banging the drum for that candidate—he is simply not qualified for the job.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
bang the drumor
beat the drum
If you bang the drum or beat the drum for something or someone, you support them strongly and publicly. The trade secretary promised to `bang the drum for industry'. If the French want to beat the drum on behalf of French culture, good luck to them.
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012
bang/beat the ˈdrum (for somebody/something)(especially British English) speak with enthusiasm in support of somebody/something: She’s really banging the drum for the new system.
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017