steel guitar

noun
1.
an acoustic, hand-held guitar having a metal resonator and producing a wailing, variable sound.
2.
a pedal steel guitar.
3.
a Hawaiian guitar.

Origin:
1925–30

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To steel guitar
Collins
World English Dictionary
steel guitar
 
n
Hawaiian guitar See pedal steel guitar

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Example sentences
The ridiculous one is the maudlin glissando on ukulele and steel guitar, the tear-duct of popular music.
Music was furnished by the accordion, the fiddle with steel strings, the steel guitar and the steel triangle.
They use something they call the steel guitar, and they'd move the bottleneck on them.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;