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Definition of twang noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [usually singular]
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  1. 1used to describe a way of speaking, usually one that is typical of a particular area and especially one in which the sounds are produced through the nose as well as the mouth Her voice had a faint Southern twang. He spoke with a cockney twang.
  2. 2a sound that is made when a tight string, especially on a musical instrument, is pulled and released
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: twang

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