twangy

[ twang-ee ]
/ ˈtwæŋ i /

adjective

having the sharp, vibrating tone of a plucked string.
having a nasal voice quality.

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Origin of twangy

First recorded in 1885–90; twang + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM twangy

twang·i·ness, noun

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