hoot|e|nan|ny

hoot|e|nan|ny
hoot|e|nan|ny «HOO tuh NAN ee, HOOT NAN-», noun, plural -nies.
U.S. Slang. an informal gathering featuring folk singers, especially one in which the audience participates: »

A hootenanny is to folk singing what a jam session is to jazz (Time).

[origin uncertain]

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  • hoot — ca·hoot; hoot·ing·ly; hoot; sky·hoot; hoot·er; hoot·nan·ny; …   English syllables

  • hootnanny — hoot·nan·ny …   English syllables

  • ny — ac·com·pa·ny; ac·ri·mo·ny; acroph·o·ny; aga·mog·o·ny; ag·o·ny; ag·ri·mo·ny; ag·ro·tech·ny; airle pen·ny; al·ba·ny; al·i·mo·ny; al·le·gha·ny·ite; al·le·ghe·ny; am·phic·ty·o·ny; am·phig·o·ny; an·drog·e·ny; an·drog·y·ny; an·dro·me·rog·o·ny;… …   English syllables

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  • hue — hue1 hueless, adj. /hyooh/ or, often, /yooh/, n. 1. a gradation or variety of a color; tint: pale hues. 2. the property of light by which the color of an object is classified as red, blue, green, or yellow in reference to the spectrum. 3. color:… …   Universalium

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