Bang, an onomatopoeic word

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Bang, an onomatopoeic word
 

Definition of the onomatopoeic word ‘twang’.

Twang
Pronunciation:
\ˈtwaŋ\
Function:
noun
Etymology:
imitative
Date:
circa 1553

1: a harsh quick ringing sound like that of a plucked banjo string
2 a: nasal speech or resonance b: the characteristic speech of a region, locality, or group of people
3 a: an act of plucking b: ,
twangy \ˈtwaŋ-ē\ adjective


twang. (2008). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.
Retrieved May 15, 2008, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/twang
 
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