wingding
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1944 a wild, lively, or lavish party

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  • wingding — ☆ wingding [wiŋ′diŋ΄ ] n. 〚< earlier whingding < ?〛 Slang 1. an event, action, party, etc. that is very festive, lively, unrestrained, etc. 2. something very striking, exciting, etc. of its kind * * * wing·ding (wĭngʹdĭng ) n …   Universalium

  • wingding — 1927, originally hobo slang, counterfeit seizures induced to attract sympathy; meaning energetic celebration first recorded 1949 …   Etymology dictionary

  • wingding — ☆ wingding [wiŋ′diŋ΄ ] n. [< earlier whingding < ?] Slang 1. an event, action, party, etc. that is very festive, lively, unrestrained, etc. 2. something very striking, exciting, etc. of its kind …   English World dictionary

  • wingding — wing|ding [ wıŋdıŋ ] noun count OLD FASHIONED a party: the Country Music Association s annual Nashville wingding …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • wingding — wild party, bash    We went to Happy Harry s wingding. It was a great party …   English idioms

  • wingding — noun a) a fit or spasm b) a party …   Wiktionary

  • wingding — Synonyms and related words: bat, bender, binge, bout, bust, carousal, carouse, celebration, debauch, drinking bout, escapade, fling, lark, orgy, ploy, randan, randy, revel, spree, tear, toot …   Moby Thesaurus

  • wingding — wing·ding || wɪŋdɪŋ n. (Slang) attack, fit; attack of anger; noisy party …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wingding — noun informal, chiefly N. Amer. a lively event or party. Origin 1920s (meaning spasm, seizure , especially one due to drug taking): of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • wingding — noun (C) AmE old fashioned a party …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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