how to pronounce twang

/ˈtwɑːŋ/

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The above transcription of twang is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

twang is pronounced in one syllable

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twɑːŋ

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An example use of twang in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… really aggressive southern twang I know …”

meanings of twang

noun:

  1. A particular sharp vibrating sound characteristic of electric guitars.
  2. The sharp, quick sound of a vibrating tight string, for example, of a bow or a musical instrument.
  3. A trace of a regional or foreign accent in someone's voice.
  4. The sound quality that appears in the human voice when the epilaryngeal tube is narrowed.
  5. A sharp, disagreeable taste or flavor.

verb:

  1. To produce or cause to produce a sharp vibrating sound, like a tense string pulled and suddenly let go.
  2. To have a nasal sound.
  3. To play a stringed musical instrument by plucking and snapping.
  4. To have a trace of a regional or foreign accent.

words with pronunciation similar to twang

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words that rhyme with twang

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