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American English: /twæŋ/
British English: /twaŋ/

Translation of twang in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (sound)
    (sonido como el que produce una cuerda tensa al soltarse)
    the twang of a guitar
    el tañido de una guitarra
    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) See examples: 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

  • (string/wire)
    hacer vibrar
    (tensando y soltando)
    pulsar las cuerdas de
    Example sentences
    • The bed springs twanged and the wooden floor boards responded with a creak.
    • You could almost hear the good vibrations twanging in the air.
    • She ran into the harp, and it twanged in protest.

intransitive verb

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