house party


Definition of house party

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

Examples of house party in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Phoenix police have identified the man who died after a shooting at a house party on Sunday. Adam Terro, The Arizona Republic, 31 May 2022 Hal and Carol accept an invitation to a house party. Laura Feiveson, Popular Mechanics, 24 Mar. 2022 Michael Rodney Major, 38, is accused in the early morning stabbing deaths of two men, which police said occurred around 2:40 a.m. during an altercation at a house party on Carlsbad Street near Innsdale Avenue. City News Service, San Diego Union-Tribune, 11 May 2022 Pomaski disappeared following a house party on April 25. Fox News, 1 May 2022 According to the Washington Post, a shooting early today at an Airbnb in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania left two people dead and at least eight injured at a house party that was attended by about 200 people. Edward Segal, Forbes, 17 Apr. 2022 The incident happened March 27, 2021, at a house party on Silver Lake Boulevard, near Crystal Lake, the report says. Kaylee Remington, cleveland, 12 Apr. 2022 The scenes detail how and why the couple find themselves in the mess of this evening, starting with their meet-cute at a house party that Carsten is catering. Katie Walsh, Los Angeles Times, 26 Jan. 2022 His first stop after the concert was a house party. Sofia Krusmark, The Arizona Republic, 27 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of house party

1827, in the meaning defined above

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23 Jun 2022

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“House party.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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