hen party


Definition of hen party

: a party for women only

Examples of hen party in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The fun’s not over yet either; according to People, Turner and her pals are also visiting Prague on this European tour of a hen party. Cady Lang, Time, "Sophie Turner's Epic Bachelorette Party Extravaganza Spanned 3 Countries and Yes, There Was McDonald's," 13 June 2019 The venue, already popular with hen parties and corporate beanos, is on the site of the former flagship store of BHS, a fashion retailer that went bust two years ago. The Economist, "As shoppers go online, high streets reinvent themselves," 14 June 2018

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First Known Use of hen party

circa 1885, in the meaning defined above

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“Hen party.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hen%20party. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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English Language Learners Definition of hen party

British, informal : a party for women only especially : a party for a woman who is about to be married

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