lindy lin"dy n. an energetic American dance that was popular in the 1930s (probably named for the aviator Charles Lindbergh).

Syn: lindy hop. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Lindy — Hop Basic Charleston Le Lindy Hop (ou Jitterbug) est une danse de rue qui s est développée dans la communauté noire américaine de Harlem (New York) vers la fin des années 1920, en parallèle avec le jazz et plus particulièrement le swing. Le Lindy …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lindy — may refer to: *Lindy Electronics *Lindy Legendary Fishing Tackle *Lindy Hop, dance *Lindy (opera), opera by Moya Henderson *Charles Lindbergh *Lindy Ruff …   Wikipedia

  • Lindy — Lindy, Fluß auf der südlichen Ostküste von Afrika …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Lindy — f English: apparently an altered form or pet form of LINDA (SEE Linda), by a reversal of the process that derived e.g. JENNA (SEE Jenna) from JENNY (SEE Jenny) …   First names dictionary

  • lindy — noun an energetic American dance that was popular in the 1930s (probably named for the aviator Charles Lindbergh) • Syn: ↑lindy hop • Hypernyms: ↑social dancing * * * I. ˈlindē, di noun ( es) Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

  • lindy — /lin dee/, n., pl. lindies, v., lindied, lindying. n. 1. Also called lindy hop, Lindy Hop. an energetic jitterbug dance. v.i. 2. to dance the lindy. Also, Lindy. [1930 35; prob. from nickname of Charles A. LINDBERGH] * * * …   Universalium

  • Lindy — noun Etymology: probably from Lindy, nickname of Charles A. Lindbergh Date: 1931 a jitterbug dance originating in Harlem and later developing many local variants called also Lindy Hop …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Lindy — noun a) A pet form of female given names, such as Linda and Lindsay. Lindy herself hated the name Lindy. She said it sounded like a girl in pink gingham. At the beginning of this school year shed started making all the teachers address her by her …   Wiktionary

  • lindy — noun a jitterbug, originated in Harlem (New York) …   Wiktionary

  • Lindy — Provenance. Diminutif d Adeline et dérivé d Adèle. Vient du germain Adal , signifie: Noble Se fête le 20 octobre Histoire. Première abbesse du monastère des bénédictines, fondé à Mortain dans la Manche, en 1115, par le comte Guillaume de Mortain …   Dictionnaire des prénoms français, arabes et bretons

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