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Diminutives with -y.

Proper noun[edit]


  1. A pet form of female given names, such as Linda and Lindsay.
    • 2004 Anne Tyler, The Amateur Marriage, ISBN 0701177349, page 105
      Lindy herself hated the name Lindy. She said it sounded like a girl in pink gingham. At the beginning of this school year she'd started making all the teachers address her by her full name, Linnet.
  2. Nickname of Charles Lindbergh.


Lindy (plural Lindys)

  1. A dance step.
  2. A musical composition suitable for such a dance.
    • 2002, Herman Wouk, War and Remembrance, page 234:
      "These damned Lindys!" bubbled Janice. "Don't they play anything for old married folks?"