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twang

twang

 
pronunciation:
twaeng
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: twanged, twanging, twangs
definition: to make a strong, sharp, vibrating or ringing sound, as a tight string when plucked.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to cause to make a strong, sharp, vibrating or ringing sound, as by plucking.
definition 2: to pull or pluck the string of (a bow).
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a strong, sharp, vibrating or ringing sound, such as that produced by plucking a very tight string.
definition 2: a nasal tone in speaking, characteristic esp. of certain dialects or regional accents.
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derivation: twangy (adj.)