What does kazoo mean?

Definitions for kazookəˈzu

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kazoo(noun)

    a toy wind instrument that has a membrane that makes a sound when you hum into the mouthpiece


  1. kazoo(Noun)

    a simple musical instrument consisting of a pipe with a hole in it, producing a buzzing sound when the player hums into it.

  2. kazoo(Verb)

    to play the kazoo.

  3. Origin: Probably onomatopoeic.


  1. Kazoo

    The kazoo is a musical instrument which adds a "buzzing" timbral quality to a player's voice when the player vocalizes into it. The kazoo is a type of mirliton, which is a membranophone – a device which modifies the sound of a person's voice by way of a vibrating membrane. "Kazoo" was the name given by Warren Herbert Frost to his invention in Patent #270,543 issued on January 9, 1883. In the text of the patent he refers to it as "This instrument or toy, to which I propose to give the name 'kazoo'." This first kazoo was not the familiar "submarine" shape.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kazoo in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kazoo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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