Definition of

Kazoo

  1. (noun, artifact) a toy wind instrument that has a membrane that makes a sound when you hum into the mouthpiece

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Alternate forms of Kazoo

Hypernyms: wind, wind instrument

Origin of the word Kazoo

  1. 1884, Amer.Eng., probably altered from earlier bazoo "trumpet" (1877); probably ultimately onomatopoeic (cf. bazooka). In England, formerly called a Timmy Talker, in France, a mirliton.
    "Kazoos, the great musical wonder, ... anyone can play it; imitates fowls, animals, bagpipes, etc." [1895 Montgomery Ward catalogue, p.245]
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Words that sound like Kazoo

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