hoedown

noun hoe·down \ ˈhō-ˌdau̇n \

Definition of hoedown

2 :a gathering featuring hoedowns

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First Known Use of hoedown

1841


HOEDOWN Defined for English Language Learners

hoedown

noun

Definition of hoedown for English Language Learners

  • : an informal country party where people do square dances


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