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An acoustic guitar

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From Spanish guitarra, from Arabic قِيثَارَة(qīṯāra), from Latin cithara, from Ancient Greek κιθάρα (kithára). Doublet of cithara, cither, and zither.

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guitar (plural guitars)

  1. (music) A stringed musical instrument, of European origin, usually with a fretted fingerboard and six strings, played with the fingers or a plectrum (guitar pick).
    Learning to strum the guitar rhythmically is essential.
    She was carrying her guitar in a fancily-decorated case.
    The band is looking for a new guitar player.
  2. (music) 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.

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  • axe (slang)
  • gat (New Zealand slang)

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guitar (third-person singular simple present guitars, present participle guitaring, simple past and past participle guitared)

  1. (rare) To play the guitar.
    • 2020, Becky Manawatu, Auē, page 139:
      We guitared and drummed and head banged and pianoed.

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guit +‎ -ar

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guitar (first-person singular present guito, past participle guitat)

  1. (intransitive) to kick, to buck (of horses and mules)

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡitar/, [ˈɡ̊itˢɑːˀ]

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guitar c (singular definite guitaren, plural indefinite guitarer)

  1. guitar

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