Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Stringed instrument

12 September 2020 Evening Standard Easy Crossword

We have 16 answers for the crossword clue Stringed instrument. We last saw the 'Stringed instrument' clue in Evening Standard Easy Crossword on Friday, 18 September 2020.

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Definitions and usage

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  • A musical instrument in which taut strings provide the source of sound

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

HARP

A small rectangular free-reed instrument having a row of free reeds set back in air holes and played by blowing into the desired hole

LUTE

Chordophone consisting of a plucked instrument having a pear-shaped body, a usually bent neck, and a fretted fingerboard

LYRE

A harp used by ancient Greeks for accompaniment

VIOL

Any of a family of bowed stringed instruments that preceded the violin family

5 Letters

BANJO

A stringed instrument of the guitar family that has long neck and circular body

CELLO

A large stringed instrument; seated player holds it upright while playing

SITAR

A stringed instrument of India; has a long neck and movable frets; has 6 or 7 metal strings for playing and usually 13 resonating strings

VIOLA

Any of the numerous plants of the genus Viola

6 Letters

FIDDLE

Bowed stringed instrument that is the highest member of the violin family; this instrument has four strings and a hollow body and an unfretted fingerboard and is played with a bow

GUITAR

A stringed instrument usually having six strings; played by strumming or plucking

VIOLIN

Bowed stringed instrument that is the highest member of the violin family; this instrument has four strings and a hollow body and an unfretted fingerboard and is played with a bow

ZITHER

A musical stringed instrument with strings stretched over a flat sounding board; it is laid flat and played with a plectrum and with fingers

7 Letters

UKULELE

A small guitar having four strings

8 Letters

DULCIMER

A trapezoidal zither whose metal strings are struck with light hammers

MANDOLIN

A stringed instrument related to the lute, usually played with a plectrum

10 Letters

DOUBLEBASS

Largest and lowest member of the violin family

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