hootenanny
[ hoot-n-an-ee, hoot-nan-ee ]
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Part of Speech noun
Origin + Etymology
(originally US, denoting a gadget or ‘thingummy’): of unknown origin
Synonyms
  • party
  • get together
  • gathering
  • bash
  • jamboree
Antonyms
  • chore
  • task
  • work
Definition
a social gathering or informal concert featuring folk singing and, sometimes, dancing
Example
The neighbors threw a hootenanny last night and you could hear it across town!
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