Also at the shindig were Jemma and Jodie Kidd, Pixie Lott, Anna, Hamish and the rest.
He says tell you that as this is your shindig you ought at least to pay the piper.
"It's no Pike County shindig," had responded the floor-manager, cheerfully.
They told me that they was some sort of shindig at Mr. Hardwick's to-night.
Why, we got this shindig up, he noted irreverently, just so Miss Lane could sing at it.
That sausage over there must have seen this shindig and they'll blow this whole damn area off the map.
All right,” I says to myself; “but just wait till this shindig is over.
Besides, a bit of argument is entertaining, and brings life into the shindig.
Johnnie wrote me to come over for this shindig, so I thought I might as well come.
In my day and time about the last thing I'd want to do would be to take a sister of mine to a shindig.
"dance, party, lively gathering," 1871, probably from shindy "a spree, merrymaking" (1821), also "a game like hockey;" perhaps from shinty, name of a Scottish game akin to hockey (1771), earlier shinny (see shinny (n.)).
A party, reception, festival, etc, esp a noisy dancing party; clambake
[1871+; probably fr shin dig, ''a blow on the shin incurred while dancing,'' found by 1859; perhaps by folk etymology fr the older shindy]