wah–wah noun, often attributive \ˈwä-ˌwä\
: a fluctuating muted effect produced on a brass instrument by use of a mute or on an electric guitar by use of an electronic device connected to an amplifier and operated by a pedal
Origin of WAH-WAH
First Known Use: 1925
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