HyperDic: twang

English > 7 senses of the word twang:
VERBperceptiontwangcause to sound with a twang
perceptiontwangsound with a twang
perceptiontwangtwitch / twitch or throb with pain
contacttwangpluck (strings of an instrument)
communicationtwangpronounce with a nasal twang
NOUNeventtwanga sharp vibrating sound (as of a plucked string)
attributetwang, nasal twangexaggerated nasality in speech (as in some regional dialects)
twang > pronunciation
Soundstwaa'ng
RhymesArmstrong ... tang / Tang: 5 rhymes with aang...
English > twang: 7 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA sharp vibrating sound (as of a plucked string).
BroadersoundThe sudden occurrence of an audible event
Spanishpunteado
Verbstwangpluck (strings of an instrument)
twangsound with a twang
twangcause to sound with a twang
English > twang: 7 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningexaggerated nasality in speech (as in some regional dialects).
Synonymnasal twang
BroadernasalityA quality of the voice that is produced by nasal resonators
Spanishgangosidad
Verbstwangpronounce with a nasal twang
English > twang: 7 senses > verb 1, perception
MeaningCause to sound with a twang.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"He twanged the guitar string"
BroadersoundCause to sound
Nounstwanga sharp vibrating sound (as of a plucked string)
English > twang: 7 senses > verb 2, perception
Meaningsound with a twang.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"the bowstring was twanging"
Broadersound, gomake a certain noise or sound
Nounstwanga sharp vibrating sound (as of a plucked string)
English > twang: 7 senses > verb 3, perception
Meaningtwitch / twitch or throb with pain.
PatternSomething ----s
Broaderthrobpulsate or pound with abnormal force
Spanishdar punzadas, retorcerse
English > twang: 7 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningpluck (strings of an instrument).
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"He twanged his bow"
Broaderpluck, plunk, pickPull lightly but sharply with a plucking motion
Spanishpuntear
Nounstwanga sharp vibrating sound (as of a plucked string)
English > twang: 7 senses > verb 5, communication
Meaningpronounce with a nasal twang.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderpronounce, articulate, enounce, sound out, enunciate, sayspeak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way
Spanishganguear
Nounstwangexaggerated nasality in speech (as in some regional dialects)

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