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I was being categorized as some kind of twangy songwriter. And that's just not how I see myself.
Kathleen Edwards

Meaning of "twangy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF TWANGY

twangy  [ˈtwæŋɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TWANGY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Twangy is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES TWANGY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of twangy in the English dictionary

The first definition of twangy in the dictionary is sharp, ringing; produced by or as if by the plucking of a taut string. Other definition of twangy is producing a sharp, ringing sound. Twangy is also having a strongly nasal quality, esp in certain dialects.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TWANGY


porangi
ˈpɔːræŋɪ
slangy
ˈslæŋɪ
tangy
ˈtæŋɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TWANGY

twa
twaddle
twaddler
twaddly
twae
twain
twaite shad
twal
twalpenny
twang
twanger
twangingly
twangle
twangler
twank
twankay
twat
twattle
twattler
twayblade

WORDS THAT END LIKE TWANGY

bungy
clingy
dingy
dungy
fringy
grungy
lingy
loungy
mangy
mingy
orangy
rangy
spongy
springy
stingy
stringy
swingy
thingy
wingy
zingy

Synonyms and antonyms of twangy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «twangy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TWANGY

Find out the translation of twangy to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of twangy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «twangy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

twangy
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

gangoso
570 millions of speakers

English

twangy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

twangy
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

twangy
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

звонкий
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

fanhosa
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

twangy
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

nasillarde
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berbilang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

twangy
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

鼻声の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

twangy
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Twangy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

twangy
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

twangy
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विचित्र
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

twangy
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

twangy
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

twangy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дзвінкий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

twangy
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

twangy
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

twangy
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

twangy
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

twangy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of twangy

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TWANGY»

The term «twangy» is regularly used and occupies the 78.550 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TWANGY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about twangy

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QUOTES WITH «TWANGY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word twangy.
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Kathleen Edwards
I was being categorized as some kind of twangy songwriter. And that's just not how I see myself.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TWANGY»

Discover the use of twangy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to twangy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Getting the Word Across: Speech Communication for Pastors ...
When excessive nasal resonance slips into vowel sounds you get the whiny, twangy voice quality known as nasality. Try this to see if you're too nasal on the vowel sounds. Take a sentence that doesn't contain any of the nasal consonants ( (m] ...
G. Robert Jacks, 1995
2
Motown Encyclopedia:
The distinctive 'twangy' guitar effect was created by recording in a 2,000 gallon water storage tank as the studio they ... Jamie Records with the album Have Twangy Guitar Will Travel and over the next five years he would be a regular on both ...
Graham Betts, 2014
3
Goldmine Standard Catalog of American Records 1948-1991
d '960 15-00 E] J|_P-3000 [M1 Have“Twangy”GuItar— D RS-6218 [3] The BiggestTwang ofThem All 1966 40.00 D TE/eselve Pepe /Lost Fnend 1960 3000 Will Travel 1958 120.00 D R-6240 [M] The Roaring Twangies 1967 30.00 _ ,, ,, .
Martin Popoff, 2010
4
Marina Girl
CHAPTER. ONE. TWANGY. FRESH. MEAT. Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. —Oscar Wilde ... of my luggage into the trunk of her cab. “Pleased to meet you, I'm Olivia.” I sunk down into D17E CHAPTER ONE TWANGY FRESH MEAT.
Heather Joy Hampton, 2011
5
Legends of Rock Guitar: The Essential Reference of Rock's ...
During his hit period from 1958 to 1963, Duane Eddy, with "twangy" guitar in hand, ranked among the most popular performers in rock. To this day he remains rock's most successful instrumentalist, scoring far more hits than modern wonders  ...
Pete Prown, Harvey P. Newquist, Jon F. Eiche, 1997
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Structure and Function of the Arabic Verb
(43) wa lam yanfaʕ sawtu-hu al-ʔaxnaf al-haadiʔ FA-QAD and not profits voice- his the-twangy the-calm FA-QAD *aaʕa nidaaʔu-hu fii haalati ar-raniini... lost calling-his in hum the-sound “His twangy and calm voice was useless, his callings ...
Maher Bahloul, 2007
7
The Edge
Catherine Coulter. CHAPTEF TWF.I.VF. Mac. It's time for you to wake up. Come on now, you can do it." I didn't want to move. I didn't want to open my eyes. The voice came again, low and insistent. I recognized that twangy voice vaguely, and I ...
Catherine Coulter, 2000
8
The Encyclopedia of Popular Music
ALBUMS: Have 'Twangy' Guitar Will Travel (Jamie 1958) , Especially For You ( Jamie 1958), The 'Twang's The 'Thang' (Jamie 1959), Songs Of Our Heritage ( Jamie 1960), $1,000,000 Worth Of Twang (Jamie 1960) , Girls! Girls! Girls! (Jamie  ...
Colin Larkin, 2011
9
Mediated Images of the South: The Portrayal of Dixie in ...
xv In the study, Portwood-Stacer notes in her short and cataclysmic show with Kevin Federline that depicted their lives as a young, famous and married couple, Spears often falls from her “cutesy Southern accent into a twangy Louisiana drawl.
Alison Slade, Dedria Givens-Carroll, Amber J. Narro, 2012
10
Hot Flashes and Southern Sasses: Humorous Little Stories ...
When I go to the mountains, I want to listen to country music; twangy, twangy, twangy. Give me Rascal Flatts, Toby Keith, Brad Paisley, Josh Turner, Gretchen Wilson, yee haw! I love it, it puts me in a country mood, and I can sing it at the top of ...
Kathleen Harper, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TWANGY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term twangy is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Anna Laube Melts Audiences With Sweet Twangy Vocals
Catch a full hour of contry twang, blues, and folk from Anna Laube in this Java Blend podcast. In this episode of IPR Studio One's "Java Blend" host, Ben Kieffer ... «Iowa Public Radio, May 15»
2
Rhett Miller Reimagines Himself as 'The Traveler' on His Lush …
Rhett Miller Reimagines Himself as 'The Traveler' on His Lush, Twangy New Album. The shitkicking Old 97's troubadour releases his fifth solo venture on May ... «SPIN, May 15»
3
Get to Know Up-and-Coming 'Twangy' North Carolina Band …
AA are twangy and Southern — lead vocalist BJ Barham calls the group “the original spirit of country music.” Taste of Country caught up with the raspy vocalist ... «Taste of Country, Apr 15»
4
Watch Cracker's Twangy Homage to the Country Side of California
A twangy shit-kicker of a tune, "California Country Boy" makes the case that, yes indeed, the rural country lifestyle exists in the land of models and movie stars. «RollingStone.com, Jan 15»
5
For New Holiday Albums, It Takes All Kinds
Christmas in the jailhouse, Christmas alone on the range, Christmas broke and lonely, Christmas with a twangy guitar — that's the Americana version of ... «New York Times, Nov 14»
6
Avicii Returns With Twangy New Track "The Nights"
Avicii may be taking it easy on the touring front for the rest of the year, but the DJ/producer is gearing up for a huge 2015 and is ready to unleash some new ... «fuse.tv, Nov 14»
7
Birdcloud is filthy, twangy country fun
Birdcloud is a simple set-up: Jasmin on guitar, Mackenzie on mandolin and both of them gifted with beautifully twangy voices that blend together in seamless, ... «Beaumont Enterprise, Nov 14»
8
Track Debut: M. Lockwood Porter's twangy tune "I Know You're …
“I Know You're Gonna Leave Me” has been cooking in M. Lockwood Porter's songbook for several years, but it's getting released Tuesday along with the ... «NewsOK.com, Oct 14»
9
We Miss Twangy Taylor Swift
But we can't help missing the dear old Twangy Taylor of yesteryear. She's a pop superstar now, but the girl who sang "Tim McGraw" and "Our Song" was pretty ... «Zimbio, Aug 14»
10
Listen: Christopher Denny's twangy new song "If The Roses Don't …
Christopher Denny's unmistakable, high-register warble sounds like an artifact of a bygone era, a voice plucked from crackling golden country radio. Denny will ... «Consequence of Sound, Jun 14»

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