Definition of piñata noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(also pinata) noun
BrE BrE//pɪnˈjɑːtə//
; NAmE NAmE//pɪnˈjɑːtə//
(especially North American English) (from Spanish) Children's games
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a brightly decorated figure, filled with toys and sweets/candy, which children try to hit with a stick with their eyes covered in order to break it open, as a party game See related entries: Children's games
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: piñata