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noun as in accordion

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When faced with smaller smooth branches or poles, snakes typically climb them using a form of movement called concertina locomotion.

Only the depressingly high concertina-wired fence with watchtowers is a reminder of the dangers of female education here.

At a meeting of prominent Zabul women, she casually mentioned that her office needed a higher fence and concertina wire.

There is concertina barbed wire going up on parts of the border between Bangladesh and India.

The music of a concertina rose and fell, like the sighing of some disillusioned spirit.

One night five musicians relieved each other at the task of playing the tune on a concertina outside his door.

Because It only needs to be carefully sat on to make an excellent and noiseless substitute for the concertina.

The bonnet that covered the engine, crinkled up like a concertina; but the car held the track.

He could hear Bob playing: "Way down upon de Suwannee ribber" on his concertina, and it made him nice and sad.


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On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to concertina, such as: groanbox, melodeon, squeezebox, stomach steinway, and windbox.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.