Concertina (noun)

A musical instrument similar to an accordion, but smaller and with buttons instead of a keyboard.


Late 19th century, from italian concertare "to agree", because the notes agree in this musical instrument.


  1. The busker was playing an upbeat tune on his concertina.
  2. She played a beautiful melody on the concertina at the party.
  3. He loves to play the concertina, but no one else seems to like it much.
  4. The concertina has become a popular instrument for folk and traditional music.
  5. The sound of the concertina filled the air as the children danced around.
Some random words: alloy, paddock, busker