Twang
Twang Twang, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Twanged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Twanging}.] [Of imitative origin; cf. {Tang} a sharp sound, {Tinkle}.] To sound with a quick, harsh noise; to make the sound of a tense string pulled and suddenly let go; as, the bowstring twanged. [1913 Webster]

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  • Twang — Twang, n. 1. A harsh, quick sound, like that made by a stretched string when pulled and suddenly let go; as, the twang of a bowstring. [1913 Webster] 2. An affected modulation of the voice; a kind of nasal sound. [1913 Webster] He has such a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • twang — /twang/, v.i. 1. to give out a sharp, vibrating sound, as the string of a musical instrument when plucked. 2. to produce such a sound by plucking a stringed musical instrument. 3. to have or produce a sharp, nasal tone, as the human voice. v.t. 4 …   Universalium

  • Twang — Twang, n. A tang. See {Tang} a state. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Twang — Twang, v. t. To make to sound, as by pulling a tense string and letting it go suddenly. [1913 Webster] Sounds the tough horn, and twangs the quivering string. Pope. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • twang — twang·i·ness; twang; …   English syllables

  • twang — ► NOUN 1) a strong ringing sound such as that made by the plucked string of a musical instrument or a released bowstring. 2) a distinctive nasal pronunciation characteristic of the speech of an individual or region. ► VERB ▪ make or cause to make …   English terms dictionary

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