Definition of organ grinder noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    organ grinder

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  1. 1a person who plays a barrel organ (= a large musical instrument played by turning a handle)
  2. 2(humorous) He's only the organ grinder's monkey (= an unimportant person who does what he is told to do).
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