Definitions

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  • adjective Resembling a mandolin, or the sound of mandolin music

Etymologies

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mandolin +‎ -like

Examples

  • (Soundbite of music) RATH: A ronroco is a bass version of the charango, a South American mandolinlike instrument.

    The Sound of 'Brokeback Mountain'

  • Dragon (Hitchhike), he plays with a disarmingly sweet tone and mandolinlike fluidity that'd make many a bluegrass picker green with envy.

    Chicago Reader

  • Most songs are dominated by the close vocal harmonies of Rasoanaivo and her sister Noro and bubbling grooves played on guitar, the tubular zither called the valiha, and the mandolinlike kabosy -- though "Madindo," which features some bizarre Indonesian rapping, does prove a fascinating fusion of Malagasy and Indonesian colors and sounds.

    Chicago Reader

  • Most songs are dominated by the close vocal harmonies of Rasoanaivo and her sister Noro and bubbling grooves played on guitar, the tubular zither called the valiha, and the mandolinlike kabosy -- though "Madindo," which features some bizarre Indonesian rapping, does prove a fascinating fusion of Malagasy and Indonesian colors and sounds.

    Chicago Reader

  • Most songs are dominated by the close vocal harmonies of Rasoanaivo and her sister Noro and bubbling grooves played on guitar, the tubular zither called the valiha, and the mandolinlike kabosy -- though "Madindo," which features some bizarre Indonesian rapping, does prove a fascinating fusion of Malagasy and Indonesian colors and sounds.

    Chicago Reader

  • Most songs are dominated by the close vocal harmonies of Rasoanaivo and her sister Noro and bubbling grooves played on guitar, the tubular zither called the valiha, and the mandolinlike kabosy -- though "Madindo," which features some bizarre Indonesian rapping, does prove a fascinating fusion of Malagasy and Indonesian colors and sounds.

    Chicago Reader

  • Most songs are dominated by the close vocal harmonies of Rasoanaivo and her sister Noro and bubbling grooves played on guitar, the tubular zither called the valiha, and the mandolinlike kabosy -- though "Madindo," which features some bizarre Indonesian rapping, does prove a fascinating fusion of Malagasy and Indonesian colors and sounds.

    Chicago Reader

  • Dragon (Hitchhike), he plays with a disarmingly sweet tone and mandolinlike fluidity that'd make many a bluegrass picker green with envy.

    Chicago Reader

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