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n. pl. shin·dies
1. A commotion; an uproar. Also called shindig.
2. See shindig.

[Perhaps alteration of shinny.]
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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]
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(ˈʃɪn di)

n., pl. -dies. Informal.
1. a row; rumpus.
2. a shindig.
[1810–20; unexplained alter. of obsolete shinty row]
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 a row; a commotion; a spree, 1821.
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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"
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A big, exuberant party:
Slang: bash, blast, blowout.
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[ˈʃɪndɪ] N (= noise) → conmoción f, escándalo m; (= brawl) → jaleo m, bronca f
to kick up a shindyarmar un jaleo or una bronca
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n (inf)Radau m (inf); (= noise also, dispute)Krach m (inf)
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[ˈʃɪndɪ] n (fam) (noise) → gazzarra, casino; (brawl) → rissa
to kick up a shindy → fare casino
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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."
The cast represents the diversity and talent of the region, headlined by Anya Geraldine as Hanna, Eyka Farhana as Ema, Valerie Thomas as Sabrina, Shindy Huang as Aria, and Yuki Kato as Alissa, as the lead quintet.
This was announced as Minister of Petroleum, Tarek El Moll, met with Methanex Egypt CEO and Managing Director, Mohamed Shindy; Methanex Corporation's Senior Vice President for Corporate Resources, Brad Boyd; and Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Company (ECHEM)'s Chairman, Saad Helal.
Earlier, another BJP leader in the state tried to kick up a shindy by referring to a dialogue uttered by an actor by pointing out that he was a Christian.
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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." (48) Crane poses the question: what should war do for, and to, Caspar--and by extension--the bourgeois elite of his generation?
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.