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View synonyms for hoedown

hoedown

[ hoh-doun ]

noun

  1. a community dancing party typically featuring folk and square dances accompanied by lively hillbilly tunes played on the fiddle.
  2. the hillbilly or country music typical of a hoedown.


hoedown

/ ˈhəʊˌdaʊn /

noun

  1. a boisterous square dance
  2. a party at which hoedowns are danced


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Word History and Origins

Origin of hoedown1

An Americanism dating back to 1835–45; hoe + down 1
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Example Sentences

The 6-year-old sensation began with a hoedown, in a pair of blue sparkling hot pants and a jean jacket.

A rousing hoedown was the right way to take leave of your friends.

In addition, all brought whatever had been ready for a hoedown in the making.

In the evening the attachés of the show were quite apt to be invited to a plantation dance or "hoedown."

"It doesn't matter whether it's illness or a civic problem or a hoedown, Wilomene is always called on," people said.

Wims was back at the hoedown only this time without even his briefs.

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