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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [shin-dig]
    • /ˈʃɪnˌdɪg/
    • /ˈʃɪn.dɪɡ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [shin-dig]
    • /ˈʃɪnˌdɪg/

Definitions of shindig word

  • noun shindig an elaborate or large dance, party, or other celebration. 1
  • noun shindig lively party 1
  • countable noun shindig A shindig is a large, noisy, enjoyable party. 0
  • noun shindig a noisy party, dance, etc 0
  • noun shindig a dance, party, entertainment, or other gathering, esp. of an informal kind 0

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Origin of shindig

First appearance:

before 1855
One of the 30% newest English words
1855-60, Americanism; shin1 + dig1; compare slang shinscraper dance

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Parts of speech for Shindig


shindig popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 63% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for shindig

noun shindig

  • affair — If an event or a series of events has been mentioned and you want to talk about it again, you can refer to it as the affair.
  • at home — If you feel at home, you feel comfortable in the place or situation that you are in.
  • at-home — Also, at home. a reception of visitors at certain hours at one's home.
  • ball — A ball is a round object that is used in games such as tennis, baseball, football, basketball, and cricket.
  • blow out — If you blow out a flame or a candle, you blow at it so that it stops burning.

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