lindy


lindy
/lin"dee/, n., pl. lindies, v., lindied, lindying.
n.
1. Also called lindy hop, Lindy Hop. an energetic jitterbug dance.
v.i.
2. to dance the lindy.
Also, Lindy.
[1930-35; prob. from nickname of Charles A. LINDBERGH]

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