twang

Definitions of twang
  1. noun
    a sharp vibrating sound (as of a plucked string)
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    type of:
    sound
    the sudden occurrence of an audible event
  2. verb
    cause to sound with a twang
    “He twanged the guitar string”
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    type of:
    sound
    cause to sound
  3. verb
    pluck (strings of an instrument)
    “He twanged his bow”
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    type of:
    pick, pluck, plunk
    pull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion
  4. verb
    sound with a twang
    “the bowstring was twanging
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    type of:
    go, sound
    make a certain noise or sound
  5. verb
    twitch or throb with pain
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    type of:
    throb
    pulsate or pound with abnormal force
  6. noun
    exaggerated nasality in speech (as in some regional dialects)
    synonyms: nasal twang
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    type of:
    nasality
    a quality of the voice that is produced by nasal resonators
  7. verb
    pronounce with a nasal twang
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    type of:
    articulate, enounce, enunciate, pronounce, say, sound out
    speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way
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