Kazoo (noun)

A small, simple musical instrument consisting of a hollow metal or plastic tube with a thin membrane stretched across one end, that produces a buzzing sound when the player hums or speaks into it.

Origin:

The word kazoo is derived from the name of the african american inventor, alabama vest who created the instrument in the late 19th century.

Examples:

  1. He played a song on the kazoo, much to the amusement of his friends.
  2. The kazoo is a popular instrument for children to learn to play.
  3. Kazoos are often used in folk music and jug bands.
  4. The kazoo is a simple instrument to play, but it can be difficult to produce a clear tone.
  5. A group of kazoo players formed a band and performed at the local fair.
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