- Also called lindy hop, Lindy Hop. an energetic jitterbug dance.
- to dance the lindy.
Origin of lindy
First recorded in 1930–35; probably from nickname of Charles A. Lindbergh
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Examples from the Web for lindy
Vanessa Hudgens plays Lindy, the Belle to Kyle's beast in Daniel Barnz's re-imagining of the "tale as old as time."12 Sexed-Up Fairy Tales
March 8, 2011
Dozens of performances were submitted, ranging from tangos to Lindy Hops to night-vision hula-hooping.Dance Your Way to a Ph.D.
December 4, 2008
The president considered “Lucky Lindy,” as he was derisively called, a Nazi sympathizer and a subversive.The Fight Over America’s Entrance to WWII
April 7, 2013
And Lindy seems to think when she's put that over that she's said all there was to say on the subject.
After you knew the kind of monster he was, Lindy, did you keep on writing to him?
No, Lindy says she's afraid to go trapesin' around town after dark.
But when it comes to the future Lindy was right there with the goods.
"I don't like automobiles," says Lindy, finishin' up the sleeve.