A musical instrument similar to an accordion but smaller and with buttons instead of a keyboard.
Webster's New World
Something resembling a concertina, such as a folded book, a bus door or a set of picture frames that are folded together.
Coiled barbed wire for use as an obstacle.
A type of booklet label, consisting of up to 32 pages of booklet as an insert.
To become compressed into a shape reminiscent of a concertina.
The car concertinaed into the wall.
To be drawn closer and farther apart repeatedly, or up and down, as if situated on a working concertina's folds.
Other Word Forms of Concertina
Origin of Concertina
concert Italian -ina feminine diminutive suff.
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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