Meaning of wingding in English:



informal North American
  • A lively event or party.

    ‘the company's annual autumn wingding’
    • ‘For 118 years, the sitting president nearly always has had the last laugh with closing remarks at an annual white-tie wingding called the Gridiron Club dinner.’
    • ‘Tonight is the big wingding where all the parents who have accompanied their daughters to Mississauga can get together and mingle at the hotel dining room over a $30 buffet-style pasta dinner and cash bar.’
    • ‘The past five years have been one big wingding for bonds.’
    • ‘In fact, the only question that you should be asking yourself is: What manner of wingding should I throw?’
    social gathering, gathering, social occasion, social event, social function, function, get-together, celebration, reunion, festivity, jamboree, reception, at-home, soirée, social


1920s (in the sense ‘spasm, seizure’, especially one associated with drug-taking): of unknown origin.