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guitar

play
noun gui·tar \gə-ˈtär, gi-, especially Southern & Midland also ˈgi-ˌtär\

Simple Definition of guitar

  • : a musical instrument that is held against the front of your body and that has usually six strings which are played with your fingers or with a pick

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of guitar

  1. :  a flat-bodied stringed instrument with a long fretted neck and usually six strings played with a pick or with the fingers

guitarist

play \-ist\ noun

Illustration of guitar

Origin and Etymology of guitar

French guitare, from Spanish guitarra, from Arabic qītār, from Greek kithara cithara


First Known Use: 1668

Rhymes with guitar

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GUITAR Defined for Kids

guitar

play
noun gui·tar \gə-ˈtär\

Definition of guitar for Students

  1. :  a musical instrument with six strings played by plucking or strumming





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