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Slang

axe | ax (2)

This page is about the slang term axe | ax (2)

Meaning

a musical instrument, esp. a jazz musician's guitar, trumpet or saxophone

For example

  • Louis grabbed his axe, stood in front of his band, and started to play.

  • Eddie could play that ax all night long.

Quick Quiz

A musician who calls his instrument an axe probably plays

a. classical music

b. Indian music

c. jazz music
a) classical music b) Indian music c) jazz music

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Contributor: Matt Errey