Definition of Lindy

1. Noun. An energetic American dance that was popular in the 1930s (probably named for the aviator Charles Lindbergh).

Exact synonyms: Lindy Hop
Generic synonyms: Social Dancing



Definition of Lindy

1. Proper noun. A pet form of female given names, such as Linda and Lindsay. ¹

2. Noun. A dance step. ¹

3. Noun. A musical composition suitable for such a dance. ¹

4. Noun. a jitterbug, originated in Harlem (New York) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lindy

1. a lively dance [n -DIES]

Lindy Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lindy

linden tree
lindens
lindera
linderas
lindgrenite
lindia
lindies
lindiform
lindorm
lindorms
lindqvistite
linds
lindsleyite
lindworm
lindworms
lindy (current term)
lindy hop
lindys
line-at-a-time printer
line-drive double
line-drive single
line-drive triple
line-item veto
line-out
line-outs
line-shooter
line-shooting
line-tying
line-up

Literary usage of Lindy

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1. The Century (1902)
"M'lindy. A STORY OF OKLAHOMA. BY KATE W. HAMILTON. WITH PICTURES BY B. MARTIN JUSTICE. ... M'lindy pushed back her failed slat-bonnet with a faint sigh. ..."

2. Autobiography of a Female Slave by Martha Griffith Browne, Griffith Browne (1857)
"TALK AT THE FARM-HOUSE—THREATS—THE NEW BEAU—lindy. SEVERAL days had elapsed since the morning ... lindy, my old assistant, still held her place. ..."

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