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Synonyms for twang

a sharp vibrating sound (as of a plucked string)

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exaggerated nasality in speech (as in some regional dialects)

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cause to sound with a twang

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sound with a twang

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twitch or throb with pain

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pluck (strings of an instrument)

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pronounce with a nasal twang

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6 See country queen Lucinda Williams at Glasgow's City Halls and lap up twangy geetar on Thursday.
He's a guard dawg." And ever after that, "Hound Dawg always does--and gets--his fair share." Amusing illustrations with bits of fabric collage help heighten the twangy country tone of this rollicking tale, and dialogue with lots of Southern twists flavors the mix.
The Bakersfield disc takes a sharp right turn with lots of pedal steel and twangy Fender guitars.
Critics mostly disliked the simple humor and twangy country music, and sometimes it was criticized for perpetuating stereotypes.
The band cranks up the noise even more for Woman Next Door, which has the swagger of Bringing It All Back THE production is straight out of a David Lynch movie with twangy guitars and triphop beats and the atmosphere is as hazy as a hot summer afternoon, with a certain underlying menace.
Three music theater vocal qualities (chesty belt, twangy belt, and legit) were investigated in female singers at their overlap range, between [F.sup.#.sub.4]- [D.sub.5] (~370-600 Hz).
Rebecca Pronsky is one of New York City's finest singer-songwriters playing twangy folk and tours with lead guitarist Rich Bennett.
Hayden Panettiere is in it, which is always a good thing, but aside from that there's just a lot of twangy accents, overacting and hideous country music.
Favorite music: Anything Southern and/or twangy including bluegrass, folk rock, classic country and gospel.
There is a balance in Bob's songs driven by a twangy guitar, some warbling harmonica and straight forward rhythms that will appeal to everyone, driving them to the dance floor.
By contrast, sitting through "Malibu Country," ABC's twangy and rusty Reba sitcom vehicle, produced nothing but an empty pad.
For over 25 years their funny, twangy, foot-stomping set has delighted audiences around the world.
It Ain''t Human combines rock with a touch of folk, metal and blues, and features songs such as Dirty Shame that have a twangy yet undeniably addictive hook.
But how dull to waste one's precious reading time (Quicksand is slim) trying to sift the probable from the fantastic, the le Carre from the Ned Rorem: best to accept that Ashley is no more unlikely a continental op than Mathews or Marlowe (Christopher, that is), and immerse oneself in his choppy, twangy, paradoxical sentences and ever-present sense of fun--joy in narrative, joy in the word ("The horizon was suspicious"), joy in cognition, and joy, naturally, in the gag: what better cover could an agent ask for than globe-trotting avant-garde composer?
thanks to twangy guitar skills and irresistible hooks, qualifies him for the task as much as anyone.