twang

[ twang ]
/ twæŋ /

verb (used without object)

verb (used with object)

noun

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Origin of twang

First recorded in 1535–45; imitative

Words nearby twang

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British Dictionary definitions for twang

twang
/ (twæŋ) /

noun

a sharp ringing sound produced by or as if by the plucking of a taut stringthe twang of a guitar
the act of plucking a string to produce such a sound
a strongly nasal quality in a person's speech, esp in certain dialects

verb

Derived forms of twang

twangy, adjective

Word Origin for twang

C16: of imitative origin
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