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One who attends parties or a party: The lobby was filled with partygoers.

par′ty·go′ing adj. & n.
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1. a person at a party
2. a person who goes to a lot of parties
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.partygoer - someone who is attending a partypartygoer - someone who is attending a party; "the hall was crowded with an overflow of partygoers"
attendee, meeter, attendant, attender - a person who is present and participates in a meeting; "he was a regular attender at department meetings"; "the gathering satisfied both organizers and attendees"
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The higher the fee for attending a dance party, the higher the likelihood of risky behavior because there is likely to be more freedom and privacy for partygoers. Thus the partygoer is willing to pay a higher fee in the expectation of getting more in return (Griffiths, 1995).
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One lucky volunteer gets cozy with "Downtown Donna" Merlino 10 Bloodrayne scribe Guinevere Turner (center) flanked by two of her many adoring fans 11 Honey Labrador (right) with one partygoer proudly sporting her very unique Babeland merchandise 12 Tattooed and oh so cute partygoers strike a pose 13 The evenings emcee and host was freakin' hilarious lesbian comic Sabrina Matthews (whose must-see one-chick stand up is on constant rotation on Comedy Central)
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