shindig


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shin·dig

 (shĭn′dĭg′)
n.
1. A festive party, often with dancing. Also called shindy.
2. See shindy.

[Probably alteration of shindy.]

shindig

(ˈʃɪnˌdɪɡ)
n
1. a noisy party, dance, etc
2. another word for shindy
[C19: variant of shindy]

shin•dig

(ˈʃɪnˌdɪg)

n. Informal.
an elaborate and usu. large dance, party, or other celebration.
[appar. from shindy]

Shindig

 U.S. a dance or party, hence, the people present, 1892.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shindig - a large and noisy party of people
party - a group of people gathered together for pleasure; "she joined the party after dinner"

shindig

noun
A big, exuberant party:
Slang: bash, blast, blowout.
Translations

shindig

[ˈʃɪndɪg] Njuerga f, guateque m

shindig

[ˈʃɪndɪg] nbamboula f

shindig

n (inf)Remmidemmi nt (inf)

shindig

[ˈʃɪnˌdɪg] n (fam) → festa indiavolata
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