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honeymoon

noun hon·ey·moon \ˈhə-nē-ˌmün\

: a trip or vacation taken by a newly married couple

: a pleasant period of time at the start of something (such as a relationship or a politician's term in office) when people are happy, are working with each other, etc.

Full Definition of HONEYMOON

1
:  a period of harmony immediately following marriage
2
:  a period of unusual harmony especially following the establishment of a new relationship
3
:  a trip or vacation taken by a newly married couple
honeymoon intransitive verb
hon·ey·moon·er noun

Examples of HONEYMOON

  1. Where are you going on your honeymoon?

Origin of HONEYMOON

from the idea that the first month of marriage is the sweetest
First Known Use: 1546
HONEYMOON Defined for Kids

1honeymoon

noun hon·ey·moon \ˈhə-nē-ˌmün\

Definition of HONEYMOON for Kids

1
:  a trip taken by a recently married couple
2
:  a period of harmony especially just after marriage

2honeymoon

verb
hon·ey·moonedhon·ey·moon·ing

Definition of HONEYMOON for Kids

:  to go on a trip right after marrying <They honeymooned in Europe.>
hon·ey·moon·er noun

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