Definition of Nasal twang

1. Noun. Exaggerated nasality in speech (as in some regional dialects).

Exact synonyms: Twang
Generic synonyms: Nasality
Derivative terms: Twang



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nasal Twang

nasal point
nasal polyp
nasal polyps
nasal process
nasal provocation tests
nasal reflex
nasal region
nasal ridge
nasal sacs
nasal septal cartilage
nasal septum
nasal sinus
nasal spine of frontal bone
nasal surface of maxilla
nasal surface of palatine bone
nasal twang (current term)
nasal valve
nasal venous arch
nasal venules of retina
nasal vowel
nasal vowels
nasale
nasalis
nasalis muscle
nasalisation
nasalisations
nasalise
nasalised
nasalises
nasalising

Literary usage of Nasal twang

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Birds of New Jersey by Charles Anthony Shriner (1896)
"Its cry is the same as that of the common Crow, but hoarser and more gutteral and with a nasal twang. Although it obtains most of its food along the ..."

2. Principles of Public Speaking: Comprising the Techniques of Articulation by Guy Carleton Lee (1900)
"... nasal twang, head tone, thick, woolly, and growling tones. In the treatment of the subject we properly consider acute and chronic sore throat, ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly (1884)
"The directly excited nasal resonance sometimes plays an immediate part in the formation of all articulate sounds, producing the nasal " twang. ..."

4. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1884)
"The directly excited nasal resonance sometimes plays an immediate part in the formation of all articulate sounds, producing the nasal " twang. ..."

5. Principles of Public Speaking, Comprising the Technique of Articulation by Guy Carleton Lee (1899)
"... mispronunciation arising from physical Hindrances causes, lisping, burring, huskiness, hoarse- to speech- ness, nasal twang, head tone, thick, woolly, ..."

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