verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of accordion
Examples from the Web for accordioned
Historical Examples of accordioned
The impact did not seem to have been particularly severe; but the entire body of the tankette had been buckled and accordioned.The Barbarians
Word Origin for accordion
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.