Definition of shindig in English:

shindig

Syllabification: shin·dig
Pronunciation: /ˈSHinˌdiɡ
 
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noun

informal
A large, lively party, especially one celebrating something.
More example sentences
  • So there's this big dance party shindig on Saturday night.
  • New York Social Diary is your link to the parties, events, openings, launches, shindigs, bashes, and general social whirlwind that is the East Coast social scene.
  • The stellar shindig featured various celebrity types, some free snacks and drinks, and lots of great atmosphere.
Synonyms
social event, party, social occasion, affair, function, gathering, reception, soirée, jamboree, gala, meet-and-greet, levee
informal do, bash

Origin

mid 19th century: probably from the nouns shin and dig, influenced later by shindy.

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