A guitar is a plucked string instrument - played with the fingers - with a fingerboard which has frets on it, although there are fretless guitars,
It is played by plucking, strumming, or tapping the strings , or with a plectrum.
Fretting is usually done by the hands, but there are
The sound is produced by vibrating strings, which in turn resonate the body and neck.
Other types of guitar is guitars specially made to be used for some role in a band, som particular purpose or with a special technique, like rhythm guitar or lead guitar, slide guitar / .
guitar - full Britannica article.