Definition of 'accordion'
Example sentences containing 'accordion'
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At the weekends he plays the accordion in an improvisation troupe. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In sound it blends the accordion and mouth organ. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Younger generations of players were indebted to his numerous arrangements and various innovations to the playing of the accordion. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Followed by dancing to accordion music. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is called a piano accordion and its behaviour is shameless'. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)I remember him playing the accordion and making me a swing. The Sun (2010)A young man was playing an accordion and across the room people were lined along the bench under the window with tables before them. Molly Keane's Ireland (1993)She also, apparently, plays a mean accordion. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Being a pianist, I decide to try a standard bass piano accordion. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'accordion'
British English: accordion /əˈkɔːdɪən/ NOUN
An accordion is a musical instrument in the shape of a box which you hold in your hands. You play it by pressing keys and buttons on the side, while moving the two ends in and out.
- American English: accordion
- Arabic: أكورْديُون
- Brazilian Portuguese: sanfona
- Chinese: 手风琴
- Croatian: harmonika
- Czech: akordeon
- Danish: harmonika
- Dutch: accordeon
- European Spanish: acordeón
- Finnish: harmonikka
- French: accordéon
- German: Akkordeon
- Greek: ακορντεόν
- Italian: fisarmonica
- Japanese: アコーディオン
- Korean: 아코디언
- Norwegian: trekkspill
- Polish: akordeon
- European Portuguese: acordeão
- Romanian: acordeon
- Russian: аккордеон
- Spanish: acordeón
- Swedish: dragspel
- Thai: หีบเพลง
- Turkish: akordiyon
- Ukrainian: акордеон
- Vietnamese: đàn accordion
Definition of accordion from the Collins English Dictionary
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