Definition of twang verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

twang

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//twæŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//twæŋ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they twang
BrE BrE//twæŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//twæŋ//
 
he / she / it twangs
BrE BrE//twæŋz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//twæŋz//
 
past simple twanged
BrE BrE//twæŋd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//twæŋd//
 
past participle twanged
BrE BrE//twæŋd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//twæŋd//
 
-ing form twanging
BrE BrE//ˈtwæŋɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtwæŋɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive, transitive] to make a sound like a tight wire or string being pulled and released; to make something do this The bed springs twanged. twang something Someone was twanging a guitar in the next room. Word Origin mid 16th cent.: imitative.
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