[twang-guh l]

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

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

Historical Examples of twangling

  • The coxcomb is twangling it on the lute, to the tune of Eveillez-vous, belle endormie.

    Peveril of the Peak

    Sir Walter Scott

  • 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 strings were struck with quills, and gave a thin, twangling, or rather twingling sound.

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

    A Dream of Empire

    William Henry Venable