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organ grinder

Translation of organ grinder in Spanish:

noun

  • organillero, (-ra) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The melodies are recommended to street organ-grinders, if any still exist.
    • I remember with a peculiar vividness an organ-grinder who came around with a monkey, and the accuracy with which the monkey could catch a ball.
    • The funhouse atmosphere will also include loonie hotdogs, free popcorn, face-painting, buskers, an organ-grinder, and roving improv performers.

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