American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An accordion.
- n. informal accordion
- squeeze + box (Wiktionary)
“She doesn't, however, condone the nickname "squeezebox" or mocking the instrument.”
“Like jamming innumerable clowns into a Volkswagen Beetle, the composer has created a series of compositions that sound as if an orchestra were stuffed into a squeezebox on the compelling closer "Not So Sure.”
“I had to make a choice: either change the story to fit a squeezebox (impossible) or start again with a more complex architecture in mind.”
“It was an extraordinary performance, intricate down to the aged pair's minutely shaking hands, the varied sound effects conjured by a simple squeezebox.”
“Sometimes the songs have a folksy sway, cool melodic lines unfolding with squeezebox sounds, soft basslines and understated percussion around them; sometimes, they coolly shuffle like the bouncier songs of Madeleine Peyroux.”
“It swings easily through styles; four-to-the-floor salsa on "Lowrider", Manu Chao-style reggae on "Rosa", rural folk laced with clarinet and squeezebox on "Para Ti Nengón".”
“Mishi sang it beautifully, too, his pure tenor lifting over the squeezebox licks.”
“Dervish~ as in “whirling,” which calls to mind a the excitement of gyspy dancing, spooky firelight, an music from a squeezebox …”
“At age seven he got to meet some Irish squeezebox heroes—Father Charlie Coen, Billy McComiskey, and John Whelan.”
“Dan figured out how to play the squeezebox on his own, starting when we gave him a toy accordion at age four.”
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