stringed

adjective
\ ˈstriŋd How to pronounce stringed (audio) \

Definition of stringed

1 : having strings stringed instruments
2 : produced by strings

Examples of stringed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Weinstein bought the violin in October 2013 at Tarisio, an online auction house specializing in stringed instruments and bows. Los Angeles Times, "Rare 310-year-old violin stolen from art dealer’s Los Feliz home," 24 Dec. 2020 Some people include lyres, zithers, and other stringed instruments in this category. Allen Foster, chicagotribune.com, "The best harp," 19 Dec. 2020 Popping up again Long associated with Hawaii, the precursor to the ukulele arrived on the islands in the 1880s with Portuguese immigrants who worked the sugar fields and played what was called a four-stringed machete. Kevyn Burger Special To The Star Tribune, Star Tribune, "Housebound Minnesotans are picking up the easy-to-learn ukulele," 18 Nov. 2020 Musician and composer Mahmoud Chouki plays guitar and other stringed instruments and fuses jazz, classical and traditional sounds from Europe and the Middle East. NOLA.com, "Drive-in movies at the Zeitgeist, virtual pop-up plays and more events coming up this week," 16 Nov. 2020 In one more twist of fate for prized possessions that survived the Holocaust, dozens of violins and other stringed instruments recently returned to their Tel Aviv home after spending six months hidden beneath a stage in California. Livia Gershon, Smithsonian Magazine, "Pandemic Temporarily Silences Violins That Survived the Holocaust," 2 Oct. 2020 The program is dedicated to restoring and preserving stringed instruments that once belonged to Holocaust victims and survivors. Matt Cooper, Los Angeles Times, "25 years of Disney musicals on Broadway: Your quarantine must-watch of the day," 17 Apr. 2020 Couples sat on park benches under the stars, listening to a Saudi musician playing the oud, a stringed instrument popular in the Middle East. Staff And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, "Actors, models social media influencers face backlash for attending festival in Saudi Arabia," 24 Dec. 2019 Crwths: Ancient stringed musical instrument (plural). William Herkewitz, Popular Mechanics, "How Scrabble Pros Bend Words to Their Will," 10 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of stringed

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Stringed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stringed. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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