or wing ding
a noisy, exciting celebration or party.
a fit, either induced by drugs or feigned.
a fit of anger; a rage.
Origin of wing-ding
1925–30, Americanism; rhyming compound, perhaps based on wing
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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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1927, originally hobo slang, "counterfeit seizures induced to attract sympathy;" meaning "energetic celebration" first recorded 1949.
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