shindig definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
a dance, party, entertainment, or other gathering, esp. of an informal kind
Origin: folk-etym. form of shindy, as if shin-dig, a jovial kick in the shin
shindig definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A festive party, often with dancing. Also called shindy.
- See shindy.
Origin: Probably alteration of shindy.