honeymoon

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noun hon·ey·moon \ˈhə-nē-ˌmün\

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

honeymooner

noun

Examples of honeymoon in a Sentence

  1. Where are you going on your honeymoon?

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Origin and Etymology of honeymoon

from the idea that the first month of marriage is the sweetest


First Known Use: 1546


HONEYMOON Defined for English Language Learners

honeymoon

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Definition of honeymoon for English Language Learners

  • : 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.


HONEYMOON Defined for Kids

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honeymoon

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noun hon·ey·moon \ˈhə-nē-ˌmün\

Definition of honeymoon for Students

  1. 1 :  a trip taken by a recently married couple

  2. 2 :  a period of harmony especially just after marriage


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honeymoon

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verb hon·ey·moon

Definition of honeymoon for Students

honeymooned

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honeymooning

  1. :  to go on a trip right after marrying They honeymooned in Europe.

honeymooner

noun


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