house party


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house party

n.
1. A party at which guests stay overnight or for several days in a residence, such as the home of the one giving the party.
2. The guests at such a party.
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house party

n
1. a party, usually in a country house, at which guests are invited to stay for several days
2. the guests who are invited
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house′ par`ty

or house′par`ty,


n.
1. the entertainment of guests for one or more nights at one's home or at another place, as a fraternity house.
2. the guests at such an affair or party.
[1875–80]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.house party - a party lasting over one or more nights at a large househouse party - a party lasting over one or more nights at a large house
party - an occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment; "he planned a party to celebrate Bastille Day"
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Translations

house party

nriunione f di ospiti (in una casa di campagna)
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