hootenanny

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noun hoo·te·nan·ny \ˈhü-tə-ˌna-nē\

Definition of hootenanny

plural

hootenannies

  1. 1 chiefly dialectal :  gadget

  2. 2 :  a gathering at which folk singers entertain often with the audience joining in

Origin and Etymology of hootenanny

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1929


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