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shin·dy

 (shĭn′dē)
n. pl. shin·dies
1. A commotion; an uproar. Also called shindig.
2. See shindig.

[Perhaps alteration of shinny.]

shindy

(ˈʃɪndɪ)
n, pl -dies
1. a quarrel or commotion (esp in the phrase kick up a shindy)
2. another word for shindig
[C19: variant of shinty]

shin•dy

(ˈʃɪn di)

n., pl. -dies. Informal.
1. a row; rumpus.
2. a shindig.
[1810–20; unexplained alter. of obsolete shinty row]

Shindy

 a row; a commotion; a spree, 1821.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shindy - a large and noisy party of people
party - a group of people gathered together for pleasure; "she joined the party after dinner"

shindy

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

shindy

[ˈʃɪndɪ] N (= noise) → conmoción f, escándalo m; (= brawl) → jaleo m, bronca f
to kick up a shindyarmar un jaleo or una bronca

shindy

n (inf)Radau m (inf); (= noise also, dispute)Krach m (inf)

shindy

[ˈʃɪndɪ] n (fam) (noise) → gazzarra, casino; (brawl) → rissa
to kick up a shindy → fare casino
References in classic literature ?
Now I was brought up in a park where there were deer; of course I knew them as well as I did a sheep or a cow, but they are not common, and I know many sensible horses who are frightened at them, and who kick up quite a shindy before they will pass a paddock where there are deer.
At the closing of the event Maya Morsy, President of the National Council for Women presented the Honor Shield to Captain Mona Shindy head of the Guided Missile Frigate System Program Office in Australia and Mechanical Engineer Dr.
Shindy believed she was leaving Burma for a well-paying job at a Thai seafood factory.
When casting for Blanka, he delighted in acts of random kindness and would occasionally invite small groups of children he and his assistant Shindy Bardeles chanced upon on the streets, to Jollibee.
Muslim Captain Mona Shindy who serves at Royal Australian Navy was the recipient of special award of year.
The Senator is sure that members of his class are a "strong, healthy, clear-eyed educated collection" and that "any shindy is enough to show how much there is in a man.
Recently, the Sangh Parivar kicked up a shindy when the Telangana chief minister appointed tennis player Sania Mirza as the state's brand ambassador.
In one incident, two men were attacked by their neighbours and sent out of their village in Al-Minya in 2013, after one of them, Atteya Guirguis Atteya, posted "an offensive photo of Al-Kba", the holy Muslim building in Mecca, and the other Mansour Shindy, "liked" it.
Detective Constable Shindy Nota said: "We are pleased that the court recognised the severity of this crime and imposed such a lengthy sentence.
Learning mentor Shindy Mahal, who guided Victoria Park Primary pupils in the project, said: "The school council had lots of fun and learned about the different trees.
Indeed, the story seems to be very much about the ambiguities of the apocalyptic event and its preconceptions, which are intimated early on when the narrator denounces the cacophonous blasts waking him from the dead as an "infernal shindy.
HEADING TO UNIVERSITY: Martyn Gray, Nadine Naguib, Jim Chen, Jonathan Smith, Shindy Lall, Tom Chen