Hawaiian guitar

noun

: a usually electric stringed instrument having a long fretted neck and six to eight steel strings that are plucked while being pressed with a movable steel bar for a glissando effect

Word History

First Known Use

1928, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Hawaiian guitar was in 1928

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Cite this Entry

“Hawaiian guitar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hawaiian%20guitar. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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