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twang

noun

1 twang

A sharp vibrating sound (as of a plucked string).

Roget 402: sound, noise, strain; accent, twang, intonation, tone; cadence; sonorousness etc. adj.; audibility; resonance etc. ... show more

Roget 583: inarticulateness; stammering etc. v.; hesitation etc. v.; impediment in one's speech; titubancy, traulism; whisper etc. (faint sound) ... show more

Roget 392: pungency, piquance, piquancy, poignancy haut-gout, strong taste, twang, race.    sharpness etc. adj.; acrimony; roughness etc. (sour) ... show more

Roget 390: taste, flavor, gust, gusto, savor; gout, relish; sapor, sapidity; twang, smack, smatch; aftertaste, tang.    ... show more

Polish: brzdęk



2 twang

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

synonym: nasal twang.

Dutch: neusspraak, rinolalie

verb

1 twang

Cause to sound with a twang.

Roget 390: taste, savor, smatch, smack, flavor, twang; tickle the palate etc. (savory) 394; smack the lips.   

Roget 410: creak, grate, jar, burr, pipe, twang, jangle, clank, clink; scream etc. (cry) 411; ... show more

2 twang

Sound with a twang.

3 twang

Twitch or throb with pain.

4 twang

Pluck (strings of an instrument).

5 twang

Pronounce with a nasal twang.


Moby thesaurus: accent, aphonia, artificial voice, bark, bawl, belch, bellow, blare, blat, blubber, boom, bray, breathe, broad accent, brogue, broken speech, broken tones, broken voice, burr, buzz ... show more.

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