Definition of Hawaiian guitar
1. Noun. Guitar whose steel strings are twanged while being pressed with a movable steel bar for a glissando effect.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hawaiian Guitar
Literary usage of Hawaiian guitar
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Island Song Lyrics Volume 3 by Larry W. Jones (2004)
"... the real Hawaiian harmony Like Gabby Pahinui played for you and me Hawaiian guitar melody Play that slack key guitar for me No other strings can sound ..."
2. History of the American Field Service in France, ʻFriends of France", 1914-1917 by James William Davenport Seymour (1920)
"Many a pleasant evening was passed before a log fire, and the music of the mandolin, ukulele, and hawaiian guitar would carry us back to other days and stir ..."
3. The Spell of Japan by Isabel Anderson (1914)
"The excitements and interests on the steamer were many and varied. On Sunday, while Christians were singing hymns, Chinese and 1 hawaiian guitar, ..."
4. Daytrips Hawaii: 50 One Day Adventures on Six Islands by Car, Bus, Bicycle by David Cheever (2001)
"Huge banyan tree is the setting for nightly free entertainment that includes harp performances, hawaiian guitar, hula dancers. 8 922-3111. ..."
5. In the Tracks of the Trades: The Account of a Fourteen Thousand Mile by Lewis Ransome Freeman (1920)
"... so often spoken of as the native hawaiian guitar, was originally an importation from Portugal, though it is now made in the islands; the concertina, ..."