Definition of harmonica in English:
A small rectangular wind instrument with a row of metal reeds along its length, held against the lips and moved from side to side to produce different notes by blowing or sucking. Also called mouth organ.
- He blew into his harmonica with the microphone pressed hard up to its air outlets.
- The music is a unique sound of Irish folk ballads, traditional tunes with vocals accompanied by bazouki, bodhrán, harmonicas and whistles.
- Finally he turned around, a harmonica pressed up against his mouth as he blew in and out.
Mid 18th century: from Latin, feminine singular or neuter plural of harmonicus 'musical' (see harmonic).
Words that rhyme with harmonicaelectronica, Honecker, japonica, Monica, moniker, Salonica, santonica, veronica
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