wingding

noun
wing·​ding | \ ˈwiŋ-ˌdiŋ How to pronounce wingding (audio) \

Definition of wingding

: a wild, lively, or lavish party

Examples of wingding in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The show has now become a glitzy wingding, known for wisecracking hosts, lots of big names showing up, an embrace of both movies and TV, and a party atmosphere, where the stars kick back glasses of adult beverages and let their hair down. oregonlive, 24 Feb. 2021 The 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards are almost here, and this year’s wingding should be livelier than ever, thanks to the ever-unpredictable Ricky Gervais returning to host for the fifth time. oregonlive, 4 Jan. 2020 Four Tet is back under his undecipherable wingding alias with another surprise release. Billboard Staff, Billboard, 1 Nov. 2019 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, 9 June 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, 25 Apr. 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, 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, 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, 16 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of wingding

1944, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for wingding

origin unknown

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The first known use of wingding was in 1944

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“Wingding.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wingding. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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