Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A lavish or lively party or celebration.

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  • noun A fit or spasm.
  • noun a party

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Origin unknown.]

Examples

  • Employ color coding (features vs. benefits, mandatories vs. desirables -- or all deadlines in red); traceable templates (a perfect circle or a lightning bolt can be a whiteboard shocker); a cool rendering (learn to draw one thing amazingly well and then show it off); or a personal "wingding" (adopt a distinctive bullet point that makes your points your way).

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  • Employ color coding (features vs. benefits, mandatories vs. desirables -- or all deadlines in red); traceable templates (a perfect circle or a lightning bolt can be a whiteboard shocker); a cool rendering (learn to draw one thing amazingly well and then show it off); or a personal "wingding" (adopt a distinctive bullet point that makes your points your way).

    BusinessWeek.com --

  • The Capulets' ball becomes a ferociously Dionysiac wingding, and every opportunity is made to highlight the play's sexual imagery, not least in the performance of Jonjo O'Neill's brilliantly manic Mercutio.

    Romeo and Juliet - review

  • Something about it, other than the wingding censoring, struck me as wrong and I spent the rest of my drive home thinking about it.

    A Crude Post

  • Something about it, other than the wingding censoring, struck me as wrong and I spent the rest of my drive home thinking about it.

    Archive 2010-04-01

  • April 5th, 2010 at 6: 33 pm tombaker says: goofballs. go right ahead with your wingding there, and see what it “proves” to anyone.

    Think Progress » Michigan Militia plans ‘open carry’ gun tea party to ‘take the stigma out of the word militia.’

  • Obama fulfills a campaign promise and gives a wingding of a speech to the Muslim world in Cairo, Egypt.

    Chris Weigant: Obama's Second Hundred Days

  • Obama fulfills a campaign promise and gives a wingding of a speech to the Muslim world in Cairo, Egypt.

    Chris Weigant: Obama's Second Hundred Days

  • In late May, Emaline said maybe it was time they had that wingding.

    Come Again No More

  • Obama fulfills a campaign promise and gives a wingding of a speech to the Muslim world in Cairo, Egypt.

    Obama's Second Hundred Days

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  • *tries to shake noise out of head*

    October 25, 2008