: a party for invited guests that follows a main party or event

Examples of after-party in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Andi scores with an epic hat trick in the second half, sending her team to the after-party. Hayley Tillett, The New Yorker, 13 Feb. 2024 And while Usher sported gloves during his Super Bowl set and intimate dinner party, he could later be seen wearing a gold band on his left ring finger at Flipper’s Roller Boogie Palace Super Bowl after-party at Wynn Las Vegas. Emily Tannenbaum, Glamour, 12 Feb. 2024 With back-to-back shows, late-night after-parties, and never-ending events, Fashion Week may often feel like a whirlwind of activity. Maia Torres, Vogue, 9 Feb. 2024 The pair's Emmys appearance came after Blanco (né Benjamin Joseph Levin) joined Gomez at the Golden Globes after-parties the week prior. Abby Stern, Peoplemag, 5 Feb. 2024 Suarez also spent two nights at Carbone Beach, an after-party put on by Major Food Group, a hospitality up-and-comer involved in a different development project registered to lobby the city. Sarah Blaskey, Miami Herald, 5 Feb. 2024 Enjoy an epic watch party featuring eight HD screens with surround sound, plus game day food and drink specials and an after-party. Brittany Delay, The Mercury News, 5 Feb. 2024 While the Emmy Awards marked the couple’s red carpet debut, Blanco joined the actress at the Golden Globes after-parties the week prior. Charna Flam, Peoplemag, 3 Feb. 2024 Reviews started flooding in as the filmmaking team made its way to the after-party. Nicole Sperling Joel Barhamand, New York Times, 2 Feb. 2024 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1961, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of after-party was in 1961

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“After-party.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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