[twang-guh l]

noun, verb (used with or without object), twan·gled, twan·gling.

Nearby words

  1. twa,
  2. twaddle,
  3. twain,
  4. twain, mark,
  5. twang,
  6. twangy,
  7. twat,
  8. twattle,
  9. twayblade,
  10. tweak

Origin of twangle

First recorded in 1805–15; twang + -le Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for twangling

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

    A Dream of Empire|William Henry Venable
  • 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 coxcomb is twangling it on the lute, to the tune of Eveillez-vous, belle endormie.

    Peveril of the Peak|Sir Walter Scott
  • The strings were struck with quills, and gave a thin, twangling, or rather twingling sound.