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

 

piñata

 noun
(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