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synonyms for concertina

  • groanbox
  • melodeon
  • squeezebox
  • stomach Steinway
  • windbox
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How to use concertina in a sentence

When faced with smaller smooth branches or poles, snakes typically climb them using a form of movement called concertina locomotion.
THESE SNAKES WIGGLE UP SMOOTH POLES BY TURNING THEIR BODIES INTO ‘LASSOES’KATE BAGGALEYJANUARY 13, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The music of a concertina rose and fell, like the sighing of some disillusioned spirit.
VILLA RUBEIN AND OTHER STORIESJOHN GALSWORTHY
One night five musicians relieved each other at the task of playing the tune on a concertina outside his door.
HYACINTHGEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
Because It only needs to be carefully sat on to make an excellent and noiseless substitute for the concertina.
MR. PUNCH'S HISTORY OF MODERN ENGLAND VOL. IV OF IV.CHARLES L. GRAVES
The bonnet that covered the engine, crinkled up like a concertina; but the car held the track.
THE HERO OF PANAMAF. S. BRERETON
He could hear Bob playing: "Way down upon de Suwannee ribber" on his concertina, and it made him nice and sad.
THE FORSYTE SAGA, VOLUME III.JOHN GALSWORTHY
He never travelled without his concertina, from which he extracted the most exquisite music.
GRIFB. L. (BENJAMIN LEOPOLD) FARJEON
The conversation not being continued, Welsh Tom took his concertina from its case, and played some simple melodies.
GRIFB. L. (BENJAMIN LEOPOLD) FARJEON
Eventually he was given the concertina as a present and went off delighted—doing no more work that day.
SERVANTS OF THE GUNSJEFFERY E. JEFFERY
The concertina was a great help, and when Bessie sang alone it formed a nice soft accompaniment.
THE LITTLE MISSISCHARLOTTE SKINNER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CONCERTINA

  • concertina
  • groanbox
  • melodeon
  • squeezebox
  • stomach Steinway
  • windbox
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.