Definition of piñata noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

piñata

 noun
noun
NAmE//pinˈyɑt̮ə//
 
, NAmE//pɪnˈyɑt̮ə//
 
(from Spanish)
 
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a brightly decorated container, often a figure of a person or an animal, filled with toys and candy, which children try to hit with a stick with their eyes covered in order to break it open, as a party game
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: piñata