Meaning of hurdy-gurdy
Pronunciation: (hûr'dē-gûr'dē, -gûr"-), [key]
— pl. -gur•dies.
- a barrel organ or similar musical instrument played by turning a crank.
- a lute- or guitar-shaped stringed musical instrument sounded by the revolution against the strings of a rosined wheel turned by a crank.
- hurdy-gurdy (Thesaurus)