Translation of twang in Spanish:

twang

Pronunciation: /twæŋ/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (sound)[ sonido como el que produce una cuerda tensa al soltarse ] the twang of a guitar el tañido de una guitarra
    More example sentences
    • Sure enough, the echoing twang of a bowstring sounded.
    • As he exhaled, Erik let his arrow fly with a sharp twang of the string, the sound echoed thirty times over as the rest of the cadets fired.
    • Celil was suddenly thrust back into reality from her daydream by the bellow of a war-horn, screeches and roars, and the twang of bowstrings.
    1.2 (of voice, accent) his voice has a nasal twang tiene la voz gangosa she speaks with a Westerner's twang habla con el acento nasal del Oeste de los Estados Unidos

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [string/wire] hacer* vibrar ([ tensando y soltando ]); [guitar] pulsar las cuerdas de

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

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