house party


Definition of house party

: a party lasting over one or more nights at a residence (such as a home or fraternity house)

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After the house party, Kendall and friends reportedly ventured back out into the city for some late night/early morning karaoke at the Sing Sing Karaoke bar. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "Kendall Jenner Celebrated Her Birthday by Riding a Bike Around NYC in a Grinch-Green Fur Coat," 4 Nov. 2018 Ashley also seems to think that whoever killed the girls did it for popularity, a wacko theory that gets put to the test when she and John are collectively shunned at the house party. Emma Dibdin, Harper's BAZAAR, "Sharp Objects Episode 6: Camille Is in Deep Trouble," 13 Aug. 2018 The account @hollywoodunlocked posted a video about the allegations that Thompson cheated on Khloé with Woods at his house party. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "How Kylie Jenner and the Kardashians Reacted to Tristan Thompson and Jordyn Woods' Cheating Allegations," 20 Feb. 2019 These guys are constantly up to no good, such as Thomas Gardener and his house parties or the guy who used a machete to get just one more beer. Jeffrey Lee Puckett, The Courier-Journal, "Indiana officials basically call Kentucky a third-world country," 19 Apr. 2018 Basically, Thompson, who's been caught cheating before, and Woods—Kylie Jenner's now-former BFF—allegedly kissed at a house party. Krystin Arneson, Glamour, "Everything Khloé Kardashian Has Said About the Tristan Thompson Cheating Scandal," 17 Mar. 2019 On Tuesday afternoon, TMZ broke the news that Khloé and Tristan were officially over after he was spotted at a house party hooking up with Jordyn Woods, who just so happens to be Kylie Jenner's BFF. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, "Tristan Thompson and Jordyn Woods' Cheating Scandal and Everything That Went Down," 22 Feb. 2019 On Saturday night in the West Village, the Future Perfect set a high bar for any house party. Ella Riley-adams, Vogue, "The Future Perfect Launches a Fully Shoppable Home With (What Else?) a House Party," 13 Mar. 2019 The outlet is also reporting that Kardashian was the one who first told Jenner about the alleged cheating at Thompson's house party over the holiday weekend. Jenna Rosenstein, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kylie Jenner Put Her Lipstick Shade Named After Jordyn Woods On Sale," 21 Feb. 2019

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1827, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of house party

: a large party at someone's house that usually lasts for several days

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