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English definition of “shindig”


noun [C] uk   /ˈʃɪn.dɪɡ/ us  
informal a noisy event or situation, especially a large, energetic party, celebration, etc.: Are you going to that shindig at the Town Hall tonight?Informal words for parties mainly UK a noisy argumentArguments and disagreements
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