nasal twang

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Noun1.nasal twang - exaggerated nasality in speech (as in some regional dialects)nasal twang - exaggerated nasality in speech (as in some regional dialects)
nasality - a quality of the voice that is produced by nasal resonators
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There are such words as joy and sorrow, but they are only the burden of a psalm, sung with a nasal twang, while we believe in the ordinary and mean.
Exclusion criteria were children with stammering, puberphonia, acute respiratory distress, deaf mutism, speech articulation and increased or decreased nasal twang in voice.
She knew that witches had their toes facing back and they spoke with a nasal twang in chaste Awadhi.
Over a period of next 6 to 8 months the patient developed progressive dysphagia with onset of dysarthria and nasal twang of voice.
"The nasal twang lives on because it's passed on from generation to generation, it's very distinctive and it's warm."
Nelson's indelible nasal twang meshed perfectly with his gritty guitar playing on "Still Is Still Moving to Me.'' It was at this point that the artist first showed he could play a mean guitar.
"There's a bit of both in there," she says in that droll, slightly nasal twang, "to lull the audience into a false sense of security.
"He is convinced that the nasal twang you hear all the time came originally from Jamesie - and if it did all I can say is I'm sorry."
With one of the most recognizable voices in American mediaa "nasal twang," he once called itCosell pioneered the locker room interview, spoke out against racism in sports, and helped establish Monday Night Football as an American institution.
The same messy hair, irritatingly high-pitched nasal twang, and scarecrow body.
Robin Sebastian was superb as Williams, mastering that strange voice with its nasal twang and the shocked facial expressions to accompany some of his gags.
Hooky synth work and a soaring chorus - it's like Athlete's hit Hurricane with a nasal twang. And it's brilliant.