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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A toy wind instrument that has a membrane that makes a sound when you hum into the mouthpiece.

Usage examples (34)
  • If Palin can have a policy “maestro” then a five-year-old with a kazoo is an orchestra.
  • Â The most common kazoo is the Soprano kazoo, which is the most noticeable form of the instrument.
  • The neat thing about the kazoo is the more kazoos, the better it sounds.
  • More fun to play than to listen to, the kazoo is the simple inbred cousin of the harmonica. for more
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