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  • adj. that makes a twanging sound


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  • Rennie reverently recalled the twangy sound of Roger McGuinn's 12-string guitar, which the former member of the 1960's band The Byrds had played on the very spot in December.


  • DiCaprio was raised in East Hollywood, Los Feliz, and Echo Park areas of Los Angeles, and has a kind of twangy, flagrantly non-boarding-school accent.

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  • He says they are looking for a little less "twangy" version.

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  • To me it’s kind of twangy like biang for bien also the intonation pattern sometimes threw me.

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  • Bigger Than Us splices early Depeche synths to a Hooky-style bassline and twangy guitars before hitting a chorus where everything goes WHOOSH!

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  • Bruce Springsteen challenged him to make an instrument that looked like his usual Fender Telecaster but sounded like a twangy old hollow-body Gretsch.

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  • But what do you do with a band like the Wellingtons that isn't twangy enough for country, or glossy enough for top-40, or tweeny enough for Disney?

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  • Almost as unbelievable is the show's nearly cartoonish Southern stereotyping: The town is called Bluebell, gators named Burt Reynolds run loose, and twangy town folk gawk at the new Yankee in their presence.

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  • There's a new intern helping the Jeffersonian team solve its grisly puzzles on Fox's Bones (9/8c), and he's a "simple country boy" charmer named Finn Abernathy (the likable Luke Kleintank) who disarms just about everyone — except curmudgeonly AUSA Caroline, who objects to the kid's juvie past, and Hodgins, who can't help patronizing the North Carolina boy's twangy lingo.

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  • While waiting for that call from Victoria's Secret, the twangy Texan went on Big Brother last summer and tried to hide her profession to avoid jealousy.

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