badum tish means: This sound is made when someone tells a funny joke Two drum sounds, and a cymbal. (in Community Dictionary, added by Pilar León)
What else does badum tish mean?
- This is an onomatopeia that refers to a drum technique used in conjunction with a joke, a comedy skit or an end of an absurdity. It can be described as someone falling on banana skins they have discarded earlier. The sound is made by two quick rimshots combined with a splash cymbal. (in Community Dictionary, added by Tobías Reyes)
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