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Meaning of "organ-grinder" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ORGAN-GRINDER

organ-grinder play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ORGAN-GRINDER

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Organ-Grinder is a noun.
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WHAT DOES ORGAN-GRINDER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

organ-grinder

Street organ

A street organ is a mechanical organ designed to play in the street. The operator of a street organ is called an organ grinder. The two main types are the smaller German street organ and the larger Dutch street organ. In the United Kingdom, street organ is often used to refer to a mechanically played piano like instrument also known as a Barrel piano.

Definition of organ-grinder in the English dictionary

The definition of organ-grinder in the dictionary is a street musician playing a hand organ for money.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ORGAN-GRINDER

organ
organ bank
organ donor
organ loft
organ of Corti
organ pipe
organ screen
organ stop
organ transplant
organ-builder
organa
organdie
organdies
organdy
organelle
organic
organic chemistry
organic disease
organic farm
organic farming

WORDS THAT END LIKE ORGAN-GRINDER

Alexander
binder
blinder
childminder
cinder
cylinder
finder
grinder
hinder
kinder
master cylinder
minder
pathfinder
pinder
rangefinder
remainder
reminder
sidewinder
tinder
viewfinder
winder

Synonyms and antonyms of organ-grinder in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «organ-grinder» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ORGAN-GRINDER

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The translations of organ-grinder from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «organ-grinder» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

风琴式粉碎机
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

organillero
570 millions of speakers

English

organ-grinder
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अंग बनाने की मशीन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الجهاز طاحونة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

шарманщик
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tocador de realejo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অঙ্গ-পেষকদন্ত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

orgue de Barbarie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pengisar organ
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Leierkasten
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

臓器グラインダー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

오르간 그라인더
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Organ-grinder
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cơ quan - máy xay
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆர்கன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अंग-धार लावणारा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

laternacı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

organo - smerigliatrice
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kataryniarza
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

катеринщик
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

organ - grinder
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

όργανο - μύλος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

orrel - draaier
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

orgel - kvarn
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

lirekasse
5 millions of speakers

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The term «organ-grinder» is regularly used and occupies the 56.558 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ORGAN-GRINDER»

Discover the use of organ-grinder in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to organ-grinder and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Organ Grinder's Monkey
I worked for a true monarchy, which could have been taken straight out of the movie, ""The King and I"". There is not enough time in a day or even a week to tell them all there is to tell. Yet this story is true.
Robert Rangel, Steve Hui, 2013
2
Organ Grinder
A series of poems and stories that combine the horrific, the gruesome, and the romantic in a single breath.
Natalie Elizabeth, 2012
3
The Organ Grinder and the Monkey
Seymour, Constance and Irving. Three protagonists' from vastly different backgrounds intimately share a very public secret. One therapist who impacts them all.
Sam Moffie, 2008
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Buttons, Bones, and the Organ-grinder's Monkey: Tales of ...
Offers an in-depth look at five excavations, as archaeologtists attempt to piece together clues found at the sites including a Jamestown fort, slave quarters at Jefferson's Monticello, and the Battle of Little Bighorn.
Meg Greene, 2001
5
The Organ Grinder
Back from serving with Teddy Roosevelt in the Spanish Civil War, police detective John "Dutch" Tonneman and his cousin, Detective Bo Clancy, are investigating a series of brutal stiletto murders, beginning with that of Delia Swann, a young ...
Maan Meyers, 2009
6
The Organ Grinder's Monkey
Let me explain the difference between the organ grinder's monkey and the other beasts of burden I have mentioned. I mentioned the elephant. If you think about it, the elephant is working inside of his element, right in the jungles where he was ...
Robert Rangel / Steve Hui, 2013
7
The Organ Grinder's Monkey
A string of grisly murders near the Hutchinson Avenue Psychiatric Institute has Sgt.
Richard Fliegel, 1989
8
The Man Outside
Collection of short stories and a one-act play.
Wolfgang Borchert, 1971
9
Transgender Organ Grinder
Julian Semilians poetry engenders itself in the crawl-spaces between language and proto-language, between his two languages, Romanian and English, between what might be translated and what never will, between poetries in an alert critical ...
Julian Semilian, 2002
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The Organ Grinder: The Journeys of Terry Shannon
SECOND IN THE SERIES.
M. R. Zinssar, 2012

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Organ-Grinder [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/organ-grinder>. Feb 2020 ».
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