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synonyms for shindy

  • bash
  • carousal
  • commotion
  • dance
  • disturbance
  • fancy
  • fracas
  • frolic
  • merrymaking
  • party
  • revel
  • riot
  • row
  • shindig
  • spree
  • uproar
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antonyms for shindy

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  • calm
  • peace
  • quiet
  • tranquility
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How to use shindy in a sentence

Wouldn't you like to be back with us again, for the shindy that we are likely to have, tomorrow?
UNDER WELLINGTON'S COMMANDG. A. HENTY
Mrs. Ranny told me he was up there, and I guessed there was a shindy.
QUINALICE HEGAN RICE
But then you know that when you called to me I really thought you were in for a shindy.
THE THREE PARTNERSBRET HARTE
Call upon Dr Jolliffe indeed, to get a couple of school-boys, whom he had fleeced, into a shindy!
DR. JOLLIFFE'S BOYSLEWIS HOUGH
Then we had a shindy, and scared the dogs cold—bagged a few, but I guess nobody croaked—anyhow, none of our crowd.
THE SECOND LATCHKEYCHARLES NORRIS WILLIAMSON AND ALICE MURIEL WILLIAMSON
The short one nodded, although he looked disappointed that I hadn't allowed him the fun of a shindy.
HIGHWAYS IN HIDINGGEORGE OLIVER SMITH
He might have killed us; and, besides that, I can tell you we did kick up a shindy in the Rue Rabelais.
BIJOUGYP
But the landress has grown that sassy they had a reglar shindy this mornin.
IN WILD ROSE TIMEAMANDA M. DOUGLAS
He is noisiest and attracts most attention when there is what may be called a ‘shindy’ in the sparrow- 114 - community.
BIRDS IN LONDONW. H. HUDSON
The noise of the shindy brought up the other two, and then the argument got pretty hot.
BERT WILSON ON THE GRIDIRONJ. W. DUFFIELD
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WORDS RELATED TO SHINDY

  • altercation
  • beef
  • bickering
  • blowup
  • bone
  • bone of contention
  • bone to pick
  • brannigan
  • brawl
  • brush
  • clash
  • controversy
  • crusher
  • debate
  • difference of opinion
  • disagreement
  • dispute
  • donnybrook
  • dustup
  • exchange
  • face-off
  • falling
  • feud
  • finisher
  • flap
  • fuss
  • gin
  • go
  • hassle
  • knock down and drag out
  • knockdown
  • out
  • quarrel
  • rhubarb
  • romp
  • row
  • ruckus
  • ruction
  • rumpus
  • run-in
  • scene
  • scrap
  • set-to
  • shindy
  • spat
  • squabble
  • static
  • stew
  • tiff
  • words
  • wrangle
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