Lindy

noun
Lin·​dy | \ ˈlin-dē How to pronounce Lindy (audio) \

Definition of Lindy

: a jitterbug dance originating in Harlem and later developing many local variants

called also Lindy Hop

First Known Use of Lindy

1931, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Lindy

probably from Lindy, nickname of Charles A. Lindbergh

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“Lindy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lindy. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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