noun, plural ban·jos, ban·joes.
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Origin of banjo
OTHER WORDS FROM banjoban·jo·ist, noun
Words nearby banjo
Example sentences from the Web for banjo
The twang we hear as emblematic of white country music is actually the direct descendant of black folk music banjo.
Well someone gave that kid a banjo and a Wi-Fi connection and told him to go to town.Michael Cera’s ‘true that’ Review: So Melancholy, So Cool, So Damn Long|Amy Zimmerman|August 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In her down time, she plays the banjo in an all-girl band, Loose Gravel.
When he was 11, his father built him a banjo, at first fashioning the head out of groundhog hide.Doc Watson, a Legendary Picker, Was Traditional Music’s Best Ambassador|Malcolm Jones|May 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Before Earl Scruggs, banjo players were not front men, but they were funny.Earl Scruggs, Dead at 88, Pioneered a Banjo Style Imitated but Never Equaled|Malcolm Jones|March 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A banjo lies on top of a piano—hired—and two of the boys take music lessons.The Leaven in a Great City|Lillian William Betts
He seemed subdued, and hummed and strummed on his banjo, as if he couldn't get hold of what he wanted to let out.The Belted Seas|Arthur Colton
Bob took the banjo with the air of a martyr and tuned it skilfully.Queensland Cousins|Eleanor Luisa Haverfield
Every second house in the place was a saloon, and every saloon seemed to have a billiard-table and a banjo player.
The chorus came roaring out and across the street; ceased; and the banjo slid into the next verse.