Hootenanny Definition

ho͝otn-ănē
hootenannies
noun
An informal entertainment of folk singing, often with audience participation.
Webster's New World
An unidentified or unidentifiable gadget.
American Heritage
Synonyms:
  • singfest
  • sing-in
  • folk-sing
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Other Word Forms of Hootenanny

Noun

Singular:
hootenanny
Plural:
hootenannies

Origin of Hootenanny

  • Unknown; potentially Scottish. Use is tied to the Appalachian culture in the US.

    From Wiktionary

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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