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

 

shindy

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈʃɪndi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃɪndi//
 
(pl. shindies)(informal)
 
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a noisy argument or disagreement to kick up a shindy Word Origin early 19th cent.: perhaps an alteration of shinty.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: shindy