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lin·dyor Lin·dy (lĭn′dē)
n. pl. lin·dies or Lin·dies
A lively jazz dance for couples developed in the late 1920s. Also called lindy hop.
[From Lindy nickname of Charles Augustus Lindbergh.]
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(Dancing) a lively dance popular in the US in the 1930s
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n., pl. -dies.
an energetic jitterbug dance. Also called lin′dy hop`.
[1930–35; probably from nickname of Charles A. Lindbergh]
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|Noun||1.||lindy - an energetic American dance that was popular in the 1930s (probably named for the aviator Charles Lindbergh)|
social dancing - dancing as part of a social occasion
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