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honeymoon

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noun hon·ey·moon \ˈhə-nē-ˌmün\

Simple Definition of honeymoon

  • : 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. 1 :  a period of harmony immediately following marriage

  2. 2 :  a period of unusual harmony especially following the establishment of a new relationship

  3. 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



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