A.beat a drum, as was done in the worship of Cybele, Eup.77, Plu.2.60a:—Pass., “τυμπανίζεσθαι κατὰ τὰς ἐξόδους” march out to the sound of drums, Str. 15.1.58.
II. perh. = ἀποτυμπανίζω (which is v.l.), Ep.Hebr. 11.35 (Pass.); coupled with ἀνασκολοπίζεσθαι in Luc.JTr.19; cf. “τύμπανον” 11.
III. of orators, 'beat the big drum', Philostr.VS1.21.5.