Definition of Hootenanny

1. Noun. (obsolete) A Placeholder word for a nonspecific or forgotten thing ''(see thingamajig, whatchamacallit)'' ¹



2. Noun. An informal, festive performance by folk singers, often including audience participation with the use of acoustic instruments. ¹

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Definition of Hootenanny

1. [n -NIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hootenanny

hooses
hoosgow
hoosgows
hoosh
hooshed
hooshes
hooshing
hoot
hoot owl
hootch
hootches
hootchie
hootchies
hooted
hootenannies
hootenanny (current term)
hooter
hooters
hootier
hootiest
hootin' tootin'
hooting
hootings
hoots
hooty
hoove
hooved
hooven
hoover up
hoovered

Literary usage of Hootenanny

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1. Larue's Maneuvers by James Isaiah Gabbe (2007)
"She smiled obscurely. "That be prayer, boss me. Hue wish someting goof for you." I backed out of a dinner hootenanny with ..."

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