shindig

[ shin-dig ]
/ ˈʃɪnˌdɪg /

noun Informal.

an elaborate or large dance, party, or other celebration.

Origin of shindig

1855–60, Americanism; shin1 + dig1; compare slang shinscraper dance
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British Dictionary definitions for shindig

shindig
/ (ˈʃɪnˌdɪɡ) /

noun informal

a noisy party, dance, etc
another word for shindy

Word Origin for shindig

C19: variant of shindy
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