Definition of squeezebox in English:


Pronunciation /ˈskwēzbäks/ /ˈskwizbɑks/


  • An accordion or concertina.

    • ‘Born December 16, 1946, in Stockholm, Benny came from an accordion-slinging family and he picked up the squeeze box at age six.’
    • ‘He pulls out a Shruti Box - an odd-looking squeeze box which sounds a bit like bagpipes - and plays a little, to the delight of his beloved Cocker Spaniel Jake.’
    • ‘One member of the band had succumbed to the booze completely but Alastair Grieg, on the squeeze box, soldiered on with only slightly tangled fingers.’
    • ‘We were dancing to a three-man band of a fiddle, drum and a squeeze box.’



/ˈskwēzbäks/ /ˈskwizbɑks/