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English definition of “twang”

twang

noun [C usually sing]    /twæŋ/
a ringing sound that begins suddenly and continues, gradually getting less strong, like the sound made when the string of a musical instrument is pulled and quickly released A twang is also a quality of voice heard in some speakers that is related to the passing of air through the nose as they speak.
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