Shandy vs Shindy - What's the difference?

shandy | shindy |


As nouns the difference between shandy and shindy

is that shandy is (uncountable) a drink made by mixing beer and lemonade while shindy is a shindig.

shandy

English

Noun

  • (uncountable) A drink made by mixing beer and lemonade.
  • (countable) A glass of this drink.
  • Derived terms

    * hand shandy * rock shandy

    See also

    * black and tan * portergaff

    shindy

    English

    Noun

    (shindies)
  • A shindig.
  • * 1939 , John Boynton Priestley, Let the People Sing
  • "Well, from what I hear," Dr. Buckie went on, complacently, "there'll be more shindies . So look out!"
  • (slang) An uproar or disturbance; a spree; a row; a riot.
  • (Thackeray)
  • hockey; shinney
  • (Bartlett)
  • (US, dialect, dated) A fancy or liking.
  • (Bartlett)