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
References in periodicals archive ?
WHEN it was announced Shindig was leaving its home of the last four years - and in the process waving goodbye to a weekly Saturday slot - it came as a shock to many.
award (Prolific Indulgent Squandering Here) is flying through the airwaves to the BBC bigwigs who thought it would be a great idea to blow pounds 200,000 (or approximately 1476 licence fees) on a staff Christmas shindig. Glad to see my dosh is now buying something substantial and tangible - like a dozen bottles of Asti-spumante and a few boxes of coronation chicken vol-au-vents.
The crowds poured in to the National Trust property last night to enjoy the 11th annual shindig and dance the night away to Abba tribute-band Bjorn Again.
The last European shindig at Anfield was against Roma when Spanish arbiter Jose Maria Garcia-Aranda put on a show funnier than anything you will see in the name of charity tomorrow.
Then they were chauffeured into town for the shindig at London's Whisky Mist.
ACCLAIMED French DJ Laurent Garnier touches down in Newcastle tomorrow for a four-hour set at Newcastle's Shindig.
DOWN on the farm, the barnyard creatures like nothing better than to stand up on two legs, enjoy some smalltalk and set up a shindig.
Newcastle's nightlife is set for a major overhaul with the news that Shindig, the region's most-respected and longest-running club night, is moving home.
Raja, who were underdogs against their north African rivals, won the match and qualified for this month's shindig in Brazil.
Shindig is one of Newcastle's most legendary club nights.
SIR Elton John's wedding shindig was a great showbiz leveller.Liz Hurley, The Osbournes, Posh Spice and Co were all stuck bumper to bumper on their way in.
Civic staff in 9 de Julio have been told to sign a book proving that they have been at mayor Hugo Uzair's shindig. Those who don't go will have the cost of a ticket deducted from their wages.