Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An accordion.

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  • n. accordion

Etymologies

squeeze +‎ box (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • She doesn't, however, condone the nickname "squeezebox" or mocking the instrument.

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  • 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."

    Daniel J. Kushner: Audio Outliers: Rediscovering Recent Gems in Experimental Music

  • 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.

    David Wroblewski in His Own Words

  • It was an extraordinary performance, intricate down to the aged pair's minutely shaking hands, the varied sound effects conjured by a simple squeezebox.

    Edinburgh fringe theatre roundup

  • 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.

    Half Seas Over: Half Seas Over

  • 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".

    Corroncho: Corroncho

  • Mishi sang it beautifully, too, his pure tenor lifting over the squeezebox licks.

    The Lampshade

  • Dervish~ as in “whirling,” which calls to mind a the excitement of gyspy dancing, spooky firelight, an music from a squeezebox …

    Seven Wonderful Words

  • At age seven he got to meet some Irish squeezebox heroes—Father Charlie Coen, Billy McComiskey, and John Whelan.

    Dan’s Squeezebox

  • Dan figured out how to play the squeezebox on his own, starting when we gave him a toy accordion at age four.

    Dan’s Squeezebox

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