housewarming

noun house·warm·ing \ ˈhau̇s-ˌwȯr-miŋ \
|Updated on: 21 May 2018

Definition of housewarming

: a party to celebrate the taking possession of a house or premises

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HOUSEWARMING Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of housewarming for English Language Learners

  • : a party to celebrate moving into a new home


HOUSEWARMING Defined for Kids

housewarming

noun house·warm·ing \ ˈhau̇s-ˌwȯr-miŋ \

Definition of housewarming for Students

: a party to celebrate moving into a new home


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