- having the sharp, vibrating tone of a plucked string.
- having a nasal voice quality.
Origin of twangy
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Examples from the Web for twangy
It's a blog in search of lonesome, twangy music that sounds old even if it isn't.The Best Music Blogs
January 26, 2014
There were as many muffled and twangy notes as solidly struck strings, casual and rhythmic and one with the voice.
Because of the nature of the app—and the teeny, twangy language it employs—Lulu unsurprisingly targets girls on college campuses.Meet Lulu: An App That Lets Girls Rate Guys Anonymously
August 22, 2013
The show opened with a bang: twangy, spaghetti-Western music; girls in Rodarte's signature spaghetti knits.Fashion Week Day 6
February 16, 2010
She has one long leg in the Top 40 charts and another in the land of twangy vowels.Battle of the Blondes
January 28, 2010
Sloane's nasal, twangy exclamation was clearly intended to provoke him further.No Clue
Their officers rushed wildly to and fro, excitedly waving their swords, shouting in their twangy language above the din of battle.
The infantry, still looking and chattering in the twangy language of their tribe, were holding their ground.
The cook flicked on the dial knob and the twangy strains of Hawaiian guitar music came throbbing out.Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung
I was sitting in the reading-room of the hotel one day, believing that I was alone, when a twangy voice broke in upon the silence.Japan
Word Origin and History for twangy
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper