Definitions for lindyˈlɪn di

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lin•dyˈlɪn di(n.)(pl.)-dies.

  1. 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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lindy, lindy hop(noun)

    an energetic American dance that was popular in the 1930s (probably named for the aviator Charles Lindbergh)


  1. lindy(Noun)

    a jitterbug, originated in Harlem (New York)

  2. Lindy(Noun)

    A dance step.

  3. Lindy(Noun)

    A musical composition suitable for such a dance.

  4. Lindy(ProperNoun)

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

  5. Origin: probably from Lindy, the nickname of US aviator Charles A. Lindbergh


  1. Lindy

    Lindy is an opera in two acts by Australian composer Moya Henderson to an English libretto by Judith Rodriguez. It is based on the death of Lindy and Michael Chamberlain's baby Azaria Chamberlain in the Australian outback at Uluru in 1980. The opera lasts for about 1 hour and 35 minutes. It premiered on 25 October 2002 at the Sydney Opera House.


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