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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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 In June, a county judge sentenced him to five years of probation stemming from charges related to a house party two years ago in Wichita in which he was convicted of aggravated burglary and battery, criminal threat and marijuana possession. Greg Norman, Fox News, "Ex-Dallas Cowboys player Joseph Randle arrested on suspicion of rape, records show," 7 Sep. 2018 None of the witnesses Ford has named as present at the house party where Kavanaugh allegedly assaulted her have backed up her claim. Gregg Re, Fox News, "GOP senators defend Kavanaugh as exasperation mounts: 'We're in the Twilight Zone,' Graham says," 24 Sep. 2018 Who hasn’t hidden out in the bathroom at a crappy house party, feeling alone and ignored? Constance Grady, Vox, "Why the off-Broadway musical Be More Chill is a viral teen sensation," 14 Aug. 2018 Castro spoke with party activists at a crowded house party in North Liberty after forming an exploratory committee last month. Ryan J. Foley, The Seattle Times, "Castro vows to champion health care, housing during 2020 bid," 8 Jan. 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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