Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a guitar

Etymologies

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guitar +‎ -like

Examples

  • His "Serenata" Op. 15, No. 1, is one of the prettiest of modern pieces, and a perfect example of what a serenade should be -- a graceful melody over an accompaniment of guitarlike chords.

    The Pianolist A Guide for Pianola Players

  • Lumanovski, whose mastery of Roma traditions is reinforced by classical training, shares the front line with kanun player Tamer Pinarbasi, who gets an almost guitarlike sound from the instru-ment; the bandleader's astringent, sorrowful horn lines tangle with the fleet, percussive runs Pinarbasi ham-mers out on his dulcimer.

    Chicago Reader

  • The spaghetti was thick and toothsome, made by the expert hands of Nicola's wife, Nicoletta, who'd sliced it on a chitarra, a guitarlike box of wires that gives the pasta flat, almost crisp edges.

    NYT > Travel

  • It may look guitarlike, but the primary-color buttons up top and the plastic flipper at the bottom don't exactly impress the ladies.

    Wired Top Stories

  • Baaba Maal, spiky-haired and shirtless, hang in the kitchen, near a kora, a multistring guitarlike instrument that Mr. Grunitzky found at the market in Dakar, Senegal.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Black Stars 'opening track, King Ayisoba's "Modern Ghanaians," features a two-stringed guitarlike instrument, the kolgo, and three rappers spieling over a bhangralike beat.

    SF Weekly | Complete Issue

  • Also nearby on Kelly Street were Arsenio Rodríguez, the celebrated master of the tres, the Cuban guitarlike instrument, and future music stars like Joe Cuba, the Palmieri Brothers and Little Ray Romero.

    BEAUTIFUL, ALSO, ARE THE SOULS OF MY BLACK SISTERS

  • Black Stars 'opening track, King Ayisoba's "Modern Ghanaians," features a two-stringed guitarlike instrument called the kolgo and three rappers spieling over a bhangralike beat.

    Miami New Times | Complete Issue

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