a stringed musical instrument with a long, fretted neck, a flat, somewhat violinlike body, and typically six strings, which are plucked with the fingers or with a plectrum.
(music) a plucked stringed instrument originating in Spain, usually having six strings, a flat sounding board with a circular sound hole in the centre, a flat back, and a fretted fingerboard. Range: more than three octaves upwards from E on the first leger line below the bass staff See also electric guitar, bass guitar, Hawaiian guitar
1620s, ultimately from Greek kithara “cithara,” a stringed musical instrument related to the lyre, perhaps from Persian sihtar (see sitar); the name reached English several times, including early 14c. giterne, in reference to various stringed, guitar-like instruments; the modern word is directly from Spanish guittara, from Arabic qitar, from the Greek.
A stringed musical instrument (see strings) usually played by strumming or plucking. Guitars are widely used in folk music and, often amplified electronically, in country and western music and rock ‘n’ roll.
[gi-tahr-fish] /gɪˈtɑrˌfɪʃ/ noun, plural (especially collectively) guitarfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) guitarfishes. 1. any sharklike ray of the family Rhinobatidae, of warm seas, resembling a in shape. /ɡɪˈtɑːˌfɪʃ/ noun (pl) -fish, -fishes 1. any marine sharklike ray of the family Rhinobatidae, having a guitar-shaped body with a stout tail and […]
[gi-tahr-ist] /gɪˈtɑr ɪst/ noun 1. a performer on the . n. 1770, from guitar + -ist.
[gwit-gwit] /ˈgwɪtˌgwɪt/ noun 1. any of several tropical American honeycreepers.
[gee-tree; French gee-tree] /ˈgi tri; French giˈtri/ noun 1. Sacha [sah-shuh;; French sa-sha] /ˈsɑ ʃə;; French saˈʃa/ (Show IPA), 1885–1957, French actor and dramatist, born in Russia. /French ɡitri/ noun 1. Sacha (saʃa). 1885–1957, French actor, dramatist, and film director, born in Russia: plays include Nono (1905)