banjo

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See also: Banjo and banjô

English[edit]

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A bluegrass banjo

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

banjo (plural banjos or banjoes)

  1. (music) A stringed musical instrument with a round body and fretted neck, played by plucking or strumming the strings.
    I come from Alabama with my banjo on my knee ...
  2. (slang) An object shaped like a banjo, especially a frying pan or a shovel.

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Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

banjo (third-person singular simple present banjos, present participle banjoing, simple past and past participle banjoed)

  1. To play the banjo
  2. (slang, UK) To beat; to knock down
    • 1989, Susan S. M. Edwards, Policing 'domestic' Violence: Women, the Law and the State, page 95
      Admitting the assault, the husband said that he had given her a 'banjoing' but that she had asked for it.
    • 1998, "Fergie's world just gets Madar."(Sport), Sunday Mailm Jan 4, 1998
      Madar was turfed out on a final misdemeanour of banjoing one of his teammates in training before a big game
    • 2007, "Return of Smeato, the extraordinary hero", Times Online, Jul 31, 2007
      "Me and other folk were just trying to get the boot in and some other guy banjoed [decked] him”.

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

banjo n

  1. banjo

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Finnish[edit]

(index b)

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ban‧jo

Noun[edit]

banjo

  1. banjo

Declension[edit]


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɑ̃ʒo/, /bɑ̃dʒo/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

banjo m (plural banjos)

  1. banjo

References[edit]

  • banjo” in the Portail lexical, Centre National de Ressources Textuelles et Lexicales, 2014.

Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

banjō

  1. Romanization of 𐌱𐌰𐌽𐌾𐍉

Greenlandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

banjo

  1. banjo

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

banjo m (invariable)

  1. (music) banjo

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

banjo m (plural banjos)

  1. (music) banjo (a musical instrument)

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

banjo m (plural banjos or banjoes)

  1. banjo

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

banjo c

  1. (music) banjo

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West Frisian[edit]

Noun[edit]

banjo (pl: banjo's)

  1. (music) banjo