English edit

A person playing a kazoo

Etymology edit

Probably onomatopoeic.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /kə.ˈzuː/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -uː
  • Hyphenation: ka‧zoo

Noun edit

kazoo (plural kazoos)

  1. (music) A simple musical instrument (a membranophone) consisting of a pipe with a hole in it, producing a buzzing sound when the player hums into it.
    Synonym: gazooka

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Verb edit

kazoo (third-person singular simple present kazoos, present participle kazooing, simple past and past participle kazooed)

  1. To play the kazoo.

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