A type of longitudinal wave that originates as the vibration of a medium (such as a person's vocal cords or a guitar string) and travels through gases, liquids, and elastic solids as variations of pressure and density. The loudness of a sound perceived by the ear depends on the amplitude of the sound wave and is measured in decibels, while its pitch depends on its frequency, measured in hertz.
(Informal) A distinctive emotional quality or atmosphere that is sensed or experienced by someone. Often used in the plural:
(Phonet.) The intensification of, and particular quality given to, a speech sound, resulting from its vibrating in a resonating cavity, as the pharynx, the mouth, or the nose, or a combination of these
exaggerated nasality in speech (as in some regional dialects)
Find another word for twang. In this page you can discover 6 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for twang, like: resound, sound, vibration, nasality, resonance and nasal twang.