guitar
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ɡɪˈtɑː(ɹ)/
  • (America) IPA: /ɡɪˈtɑɹ/
  • (Southern US) IPA: /ˈɡɪ.tɑɹ/
  • IPA: /ɡiˈtɑɹ/
  • IPA: /ɡʌˈtɑɹ/
Noun

guitar (plural guitars)

  1. (musical instrument) A stringed musical instrument, of European origin, usually with a fretted fingerboard and six strings, played with the fingers or a plectrum (guitar pick).
  2. (musical instrument) Any type of musical instrument of the lute family, characterized by a flat back, along with a neck whose upper surface is in the same plane as the soundboard, with strings along the neck and parallel to the soundboard.
Synonyms
  • axe (slang)
  • gat (New Zealand slang)
Translations Verb

guitar (guitars, present participle guitaring; past and past participle guitared)

  1. (rare) To play the guitar.



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