The host spoke her words like an experienced preacher—Mississippi twang in tow—signing off, “to God be the glory.”
Bask in the intergenerational warmth as they rock ‘n’ twang together.
The twang we hear as emblematic of white country music is actually the direct descendant of black folk music banjo.
1550s, of imitative origin. Originally of bows and strings; extension to "a nasal vocal sound" is first recorded 1660s. The verb is first attested 1540s. Related: Twanged; twanging.