Definition of "shindig" [shindig]

  • A festive party, often with dancing. Also called shindy. (noun)
  • See shindy. (noun)

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Use "shindig" in a sentence
  • "It’s true that my ego isn’t complaining, but these naysayers may be interested to know that the real reason I decided to throw this shindig is actually the gifts I’ll be receiving from the 33 other heads of government attending the meeting."
  • "As long as these stupidass repugs obstruct President Obama appointments these committees are as useless as a teabaggin shindig."
  • "Party of the night - It has to be the SNP's knees up which could only be described as a shindig from what I saw of it on TV."