shindy

noun

shin·​dy ˈshin-dē How to pronounce shindy (audio)
plural shindys or shindies

Examples of shindy in a Sentence

the prime minister created a brief shindy with his unexpected appearance

Word History

Etymology

probably alteration of shinny entry 1

First Known Use

1814, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of shindy was in 1814

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Cite this Entry

“Shindy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shindy. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

shindy

noun
shin·​dy ˈshin-dē How to pronounce shindy (audio)
plural shindies
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