pedal steel guitar


noun

an oblong, floor-mounted electrified guitar, usually having ten strings, fretted with a steel bar and producing a wailing sound that is modulated by use of a foot pedal.

Words nearby pedal steel guitar

Origin of pedal steel guitar

An Americanism dating back to 1965–70
Also called pedal steel.
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British Dictionary definitions for pedal steel guitar

pedal steel guitar

noun

a floor-mounted, multineck, lap steel guitar with each set of strings tuned to a different open chord and foot pedals to raise or lower the pitch
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