Definition of Twangy

1. Adjective. that makes a twanging sound ¹



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Definition of Twangy

1. twanging [adj TWANGIER, TWANGIEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Twangy

twanged
twanger
twangers
twangier
twangiest
twanging
twangingly
twangings
twangle
twangled
twangler
twanglers
twangles
twangling
twangs
twangy (current term)
twank
twankay
twankays
twanked
twankies
twanking
twanks
twanky
twas
twasome
twasomes

Literary usage of Twangy

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1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1909)
"On the other hand there were twangy tones that were unpleasant because of something else, ... Other twangy tones set things vibrating around nose and ears, ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1902)
"Vocal resonance was well marked over the right side, and had a slightly twangy character. The heart did not seem to be enlarged ; the apex-beat was not ..."

3. Meditations of an Autograph Collector by Adrian Hoffman Joline (1902)
"... his nation: " All voices which are not English are twangy : Benjamin's was not English; therefore it was twangy." But Benjamin grew to be very English. ..."

4. A Glossary of the Cleveland Dialect: Explanatory, Derivative, and Critical by John Christopher Atkinson (1868)
"With odd or affected intonation; of a person's manner in speaking or reading. ' She talks rather twangy. ..."

5. A Glossary of Yorkshire Words and Phrases: Collected in Whitby and the by Francis Kildale Robinson (1855)
"... gingerbread cakes, thick, puffy, and tough, and slightly flavoured with lemon; now rarely or never seen. twangy, affectedly. " She talks rather twangy. ..."

6. Road Trip USA: Cross-Country Adventures on America's Two-Lane Highways by Jamie Jensen (2006)
"Joe Allen's interior looks twangy country-western daily; 325/672-6082), 1233 S. Treadway Boulevard (US- on your radio dial is 83 Business) at S. 13th Street ..."

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