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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A device or piece of mechanical equipment -- used especially when the standard name is unknown.

Usage examples (36)
  • She was often the only Almanac with a steady job, which -- along with regular "hootenanny" song parties -- helped pay the rent.
  • I mean, is it a gathering, a shindig or a hootenanny?
  • Believe you me, it's going to be quite the hootenanny.
  • Nobody is edumacating my offspring with that hootenanny! for more
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