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block party

noun

Simple Definition of block party

  • : a party that is held outdoors for all the people who live in a neighborhood or city block

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of block party

  1. :  an outdoor public party put on by the residents of a city block or neighborhood

1907

First Known Use of block party

1907


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