block party

noun
Updated on: 4 Feb 2018

Definition of block party

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

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First Known Use of block party

1907


BLOCK PARTY Defined for English Language Learners

block party

noun

Definition of block party for English Language Learners

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


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