verb (used without object), con·cer·ti·naed [kon-ser-tee-nuh d] /ˌkɒn sərˈti nəd/, con·cer·ti·na·ing [kon-ser-tee-nuh-ing] /ˌkɒn sərˈti nə ɪŋ/.
verb (used with object), con·cer·ti·naed [kon-ser-tee-nuh d] /ˌkɒn sərˈti nəd/, con·cer·ti·na·ing [kon-ser-tee-nuh-ing] /ˌkɒn sərˈti nə ɪŋ/.
- concertina movement,
- concertina table,
- concertina wire,
Origin of concertina
Examples from the Web for concertina
At a meeting of prominent Zabul women, she casually mentioned that her office needed a higher fence and concertina wire.
There is concertina barbed wire going up on parts of the border between Bangladesh and India.
You had the line opening and shutting like a concertina this morning.
Into one of these trails stepped Samuel Mink, burdened only with his concertina and a box of cigars.Police!!!|Robert W. Chambers
Uncle Pasco unwrapped his concertina from the red handkerchief and played nimbly for his own benefit.The Jimmyjohn Boss and Other Stories|Owen Wister
Through the wall, without ceasing for a moment, came the sound of a concertina being played in the shop.The Schoolmistress and Other Stories|Anton Chekhov
We fished out a concertina, too, an' a silver-mounted flute that was bobbin' among the weeds.News from the Duchy|Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch