Translation of twang in Spanish:

twang

Pronunciation /twaŋ//twæŋ/

noun

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    (sound)
    sonido como el que produce una cuerda tensa al soltarse
    the twang of a guitar el tañido de una guitarra
    • Sure enough, the echoing twang of a bowstring sounded.
    • A ringing twang interrupted the scene as a large piece of shrapnel ricocheted off a 500-pounder in the bomb bay, causing me to momentarily slam the door shut.
    • ‘Hello, Joel,’ he heard her say as the ball bounced off the metal rim with a twang.
    • Then, there was the soft twang of the string being let go, and she rolled over into her horse's hind legs, once again barely being missed by an arrow.
    • The twang of a guitar string resounded periodically, but never a song.
    • 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.
    • Arlan chuckled, but then stiffened as he heard the twang of a bowstring, and he ducked, jerking Cora down with him.
    • Suddenly the twang of a bowstring rang out and the cloak fell to the floor.
    • As they paddle, they hear the twang of bowstrings and arrows begin to fall around them.
    • Or was it instantaneous, with the twang of Cupid's bow string, and - poof!
    • Jeremy followed, dropping onto the elevator as Andy sat down to slide his legs down through the open hatch, and the groaning sound became a sharp twang.
    • With the gentle twang of the lutes, the lively melody started.
    • I heard the twang of guitar strings, and a little melody ensued.
    • He threw himself onto the ground as the meadow was filled with the twang of many bowstrings.
    • Suddenly she heard, amidst all the noise, the twang of a bow.
    • 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.
    • He sighted his target, and released the string with a twang.
    • Thinking of a satisfying bass guitar sound, a twang which makes the room vibrate but doesn't go through the ears at all.
    • The bushes rustled sharply, there were five twangs in unison and five arrows shot out of nowhere and flew at him.
    • It is replaced by the soft rustle of saris, the smells of incense and saffron, and the Eastern twang of sitars.
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    (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

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    (wire/string) (tensando y soltando) hacer vibrar
    (guitar) pulsar las cuerdas de
    • She ran into the harp, and it twanged in protest.
    • They were too late, and bows twanged as arrows whistled through the air.
    • At the same instant, before the boy could act, a hundred other bows twanged from all around the house.
    • She threw the knife into the thick carpet, the point of which stuck and twanged silently as Fearne's mother ran upstairs, screamed and called an ambulance.
    • After a moment of tense silence, the bowstring twanged.
    • Screams echoed out as the branches twanged back, severely impairing the vision of many runners.
    • The string twanged as the arrow flew, striking the snow dragon in the eye.
    • The arrow vibrated in the tree trunk, twanging, and in the sudden silence of the forest around them, Kieran could hear the sound of riders closing the distance.
    • The choking, glugging boiling water twanged against the hollow unplumbed tub and the brass bungle of piping smeared and juddered.
    • The arrow dropped to the ground next to him, the bowstring twanging up in Cinaed's face, causing the swordsman-in-training to drop the weapon and stumble back, cursing vividly.
    • Following suit, the followers of Melhiril charged as well, swords swinging wildly, bows twanging, and the clashing of swords and shields.
    • He still hadn't put his sheets on it, and the mattress twanged under his weight.
    • Swirling to one side as the other's blade twanged against the rock wall, each watched closely for an opening in the other's defense.
    • You could almost hear the good vibrations twanging in the air.
    • The bell above the door in the café twanged, and two figures walked in.
    • She stubbed her toe and managed to release the guitar from its holding and it twanged on the ground, waking the two very unstable-temperamental parents below.
    • A few bullets twanged off of the dusty corner of a building a few paces behind her, and she sped up a little, taking another turn, and another, hoping to lose their trail.
    • The bed springs twanged and the wooden floor boards responded with a creak.
    • Bowstrings twanged and rifles cracked as the volley flew into the army.
    • He's sent through by Totti and, with only Perez to beat, allows the ball to twang off not one but two of his shins, allowing the keeper to clear for a corner.

intransitive verb

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    (string/wire) vibrar