Guitar - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɡɪˈtɑːr|  American pronunciation of the word guitar
Brit.  |ɡɪˈtɑː|  British pronunciation of the word guitar


- a stringed instrument usually having six strings; played by strumming or plucking


She sings and plays the guitar quite well.

She backed the singer on the guitar.

The band's lead guitar player hurt his hand and couldn't play.

a guitar god like Jimi Hendrix

She drummed while he played the guitar.

I like to play the guitar for relaxation.

The sound of the guitar was distorted.

The guitar and bass are played in counterpoint.

...had to haggle to get his friend to sell his guitar for 20 bucks...

He mimed playing a guitar.

He was just noodling around on the guitar.

He plugged his electric guitar into an amplifier.

She started playing guitar when she was just a little squirt.

He strummed a tune on the guitar.

He was twanging the strings of the guitar.

Word forms

singular: guitar
plural: guitars
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