or wing ding
[ wing-ding ]
/ ˈwɪŋˌdɪŋ /
a noisy, exciting celebration or party.
a fit, either induced by drugs or feigned.
a fit of anger; a rage.
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Origin of wing-ding
1925–30, Americanism; rhyming compound, perhaps based on wing
Words nearby wing-ding
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British Dictionary definitions for wingding
/ (ˈwɪŋˌdɪŋ) /
noun slang, mainly US and Canadian
- a noisy lively party or festivity
- (as modifier)a real wingding party
a real or pretended fit or seizure
Word Origin for wingding
C20: of unknown origin
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