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whammy bar Line breaks: whammy bar

Definition of whammy bar in English:


A tremolo arm on an electric guitar.
Example sentences
  • In fifth grade, I had a snazzy red electric guitar with a whammy bar that I never really learned how to play.
  • It's an intoxicating throwback - guitar effects are mostly limited to reverb, tremolo and the occasional whammy bar; it's as if feedback and fuzz tone still haven't been discovered!
  • Those of you who thirst after ever-more magic from the dark wizard of the whammy bar should really seek this thing out.
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