Sitar – A stringed instrument used in Indian music that has a long neck, a round body and moveable frets
To help remember what sitar means use the following mnemonic:
You must sit down to play this guitar-like (sitar) instrument, just like these Indian musicians with long necks and round bodies.
Examples of sitar in a sentence
The sitar is common in Indian music.
I'm learning to play the sitar.
She was a virtuoso sitar player.