march to the beat of a different drum


march to the beat of a different drum
To do things in ones own way regardless of conventional societal norms and expectations.

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  • march to (the beat of) a different drum — march to (the beat of) a different ˈdrummer/ˈdrum idiom to behave in a different way from other people; to have different attitudes or ideas • She was a gifted and original artist who marched to a different drummer. Main entry: ↑marchidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • march to (the beat of) a different drummer — march to (the beat of) a different ˈdrummer/ˈdrum idiom to behave in a different way from other people; to have different attitudes or ideas • She was a gifted and original artist who marched to a different drummer. Main entry: ↑marchidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • drum·mer — /ˈdrʌmɚ/ noun, pl mers [count] : a person who plays a drum or a set of drums The band got a new drummer. different drummer US used in phrases like march to the beat of a different drummer to describe a person who thinks, lives, or behaves in an… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Beat of drum — Beat Beat, n. 1. A stroke; a blow. [1913 Webster] He, with a careless beat, Struck out the mute creation at a heat. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. A recurring stroke; a throb; a pulsation; as, a beat of the heart; the beat of the pulse. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Beat — Beat, n. 1. A stroke; a blow. [1913 Webster] He, with a careless beat, Struck out the mute creation at a heat. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. A recurring stroke; a throb; a pulsation; as, a beat of the heart; the beat of the pulse. [1913 Webster] 3.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Beat of a clock — Beat Beat, n. 1. A stroke; a blow. [1913 Webster] He, with a careless beat, Struck out the mute creation at a heat. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. A recurring stroke; a throb; a pulsation; as, a beat of the heart; the beat of the pulse. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Beat of a watch — Beat Beat, n. 1. A stroke; a blow. [1913 Webster] He, with a careless beat, Struck out the mute creation at a heat. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. A recurring stroke; a throb; a pulsation; as, a beat of the heart; the beat of the pulse. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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