[ UK /ʃˈɪndi/ ]
  1. a large and noisy party of people
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How To Use shindy In A Sentence

  • I will. Because I want to let my daughters be the most beautiful ladies in the shindy and become the prince's bride.
  • Besides, being an Irish boy, he dearly loved a "shindy," and Winnipeg's wide streets provided ample room in which to dodge a too powerful enemy. Irish Ned The Winnipeg Newsy
  • This was true on the present occasion, when at different times the pack-beasts went on a "shindy" that upset all calculations and scattered packs far and wide, causing a general alarm and hard work on the part of all hands to restore quietness and order. American Boy's Life of Theodore Roosevelt
  • But as for kicking up the particular kind of shindy that the Suffragettes are kicking up, I would as soon do it for my shallowest opinion as for my deepest one. All Things Considered
  • On the one hand, it is incredible that thousands of persons were out of their beds at ten minutes to nine A.M.; on the other, if they had sat up all night in the hope of a fight with the police they would most certainly have anticipated that diversion by a preliminary "shindy" among themselves, and have broken up in disorder. Disturbed Ireland Being the Letters Written During the Winter of 1880-81.
  • He then goes on to say that he has kicked up "an awful shindy with the Athenaeum Club," about something, just as if he had not been kicking up awful shindies with all sorts of people ever since his schoolboy days at Tours. The Life of Sir Richard Burton
  • The poultry dealer asserted that although friend Lebigre hadn't the stuff of an orator in him, they might safely reckon on him when the "shindy" came. The Fat and the Thin
  • But to tell the truth, I wouldn't miss what we used to call the shindy, and these boys of yours term the 'scrap' for a pile of Kruger sovereigns. The Dop Doctor
  • It may, in all truth, be a "shindy," thought he, but it had led a gallant life. Green Fancy
  • wich is down 'Endon wy," is no longer a spree for him, however uproarious the "shindy," and however ready his "gal" may be to sit on his knee and "change 'ats" to the accompaniment of cornet and concertina. The History of "Punch"
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