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[twang-guh l] /ˈtwæŋ gəl/
noun, verb (used with or without object), twangled, twangling.
Origin of twangle
First recorded in 1805-15; twang + -le Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The coxcomb is twangling it on the lute, to the tune of Eveillez-vous, belle endormie.

    Peveril of the Peak Sir Walter Scott
  • When the twangling notes died away in the distance they had served only to intensify the stillness.

    The Valiants of Virginia Hallie Erminie Rives
  • The strings were struck with quills, and gave a thin, twangling, or rather twingling sound.

  • On approaching the main entrance, they heard, within, the twangling music of a harp.

    A Dream of Empire William Henry Venable

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