The front third of the large coach had smashed like an accordion into a cement pillar.
A straight-faced clown in severe white makeup begins picking out a tune on an accordion as more people trickle in to watch.
There are pictures of pretty young women singing along to a jolly officer on the accordion.
The questions presented by the lower folds in the accordion are economic and social.
We live in an accordion economy, as I'm not the first to say.
William Vibard moved with his accordion from the porch to beside the kitchen stove.
Gunner Oke had strapped an accordion on top of his knapsack.
Again there came to Philip's ears the wheezing notes of the accordion.
Why, the table in the middle of the room—chairs—the guitar—the accordion.
Evidently, the master of the ark was musically inclined, for a shelf contained an accordion, a banjo and a mouth organ.
1831, from German Akkordion, from Akkord "musical chord, concord of sounds, be in tune" (cf. Italian accordare "to attune an instrument"); ultimately from same source as English accord (v.), with suffix on analogy of clarion, etc. Invented 1829 by piano-maker Cyrill Demian (1772-1847) of Vienna.