Definitions for lindyˈlɪn di
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an energetic jitterbug dance. Also called lin′dy hop`.
Category: Music and Dance
Origin of lindy:
1930–35; prob. from nickname of Charles A. Lindbergh
lindy, lindy hop(noun)
an energetic American dance that was popular in the 1930s (probably named for the aviator Charles Lindbergh)
a jitterbug, originated in Harlem (New York)
A dance step.
A musical composition suitable for such a dance.
A pet form of female given names, such as Linda and Lindsay.
Origin: probably from Lindy, the nickname of US aviator Charles A. Lindbergh