wingding

noun
wing·ding | \ˈwiŋ-ˌdiŋ \

Definition of wingding 

: a wild, lively, or lavish party

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Debbie’s new scheme, dreamed up during long hours spent in solitary confinement, involves an elaborate jewel heist to be staged at the biggest society wingding of the year, the Met Gala. Stephanie Zacharek, Time, "Review: Ocean's 8 Boasts a Great Cast But Lacks Champagne-Bubble Lightness," 9 June 2018 To continue reading this story, TRY IT NOW In 1891, there were many circumstances on which to hang a community wingding, the story said. From Express-new Archives, San Antonio Express-News, "First Fiesta event was flower pelting parade delayed by rain," 16 Apr. 2018 The wingding runs from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the arena, 400 W. Kilbourn Ave. Chris Foran, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Milwaukee Beer Week, Packers Tailgate Tour and more things to do in Milwaukee this weekend," 12 Apr. 2018 Hebden tweeted a screenshot of himself listening to the track yesterday, and his Twitter page sports a new header displaying a nonsensical iMessage conversation filled with similar emojis and wingdings. Tatiana Cirisano, Billboard, "Is Four Tet Trolling Us on Spotify With a Cryptic Wingdings Alias Today?," 16 Mar. 2018 Ultimately, the entire nonsensical wingding is a love letter both to the bard’s way with words and the enduring appeal of a song-and-dance extravaganza. Matthew J. Palm, OrlandoSentinel.com, "As 'Something Rotten!' says, 'Nothing's as amazing as a musical'," 25 Apr. 2018 With an All Access Membership, Wingleaders (Wingpins? Wingdings? Wingnuts?) will be able to use any of the four locations once each is open. Dayna Evans, The Cut, "Here’s What the Newest Location of The Wing Will Look Like," 31 July 2017 Festivals followed — Edinburgh, Under the Radar— and before long Mr. Mac was commanding the microphone at fancy wingdings rather than hoisting a tray. Alexandra Jacobs, New York Times, "The Gaudy, Glittery, Gorgeously Subversive World of Taylor Mac," 14 Sep. 2016

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First Known Use of wingding

1944, in the meaning defined above

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