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twangy

[twang-ee] /ˈtwæŋ i/
adjective
1.
having the sharp, vibrating tone of a plucked string.
2.
having a nasal voice quality.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; twang + -y1
Related forms
twanginess, noun
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  • In many ways they are the anti-stereotype: no twangy accents, no cowboy boots, and no central family ranch.
  • They blend grinding punk, twangy country and snarling surf-rock.
Word Origin and History for twangy
adj.

1887, from twang (n.) + -y (2). Related: Twangily; twanginess.

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