violining

noun

vi·​o·​lin·​ing
ˌvī-ə-ˈli-niŋ
: the manipulation of the volume control on an electric guitar to suppress note attacks so as to produce sounds suggesting those of bowed stringed instruments

Word History

First Known Use

1979, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of violining was in 1979

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“Violining.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/violining. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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