party animal

noun

Definition of party animal

: a person known for frequent often wild partying

Examples of party animal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dennis, long pigeonholed as the group’s resident surfer, rocker, and party animal, came into his own as a songwriter. Rob Sheffield, Rolling Stone, 3 June 2021 The story of Kentucky's favorite party animal is heading to Hollywood. Maggie Menderski, The Courier-Journal, 11 Mar. 2021 The real Joe Biden, then vice-president, was a teetotaling and avuncular elder statesman, not a hair-metal-loving party animal. The Economist, 28 Nov. 2020 Or venture farther into the Pacific to dive with hammerhead sharks, marlin, mahi-mahi and more wildlife far from the party animals on shore. Erin E. Williams, chicagotribune.com, 4 Oct. 2019 Or venture farther into the Pacific to dive with hammerhead sharks, marlin, mahi-mahi and more wildlife far from the party animals on shore. Erin E. Williams, chicagotribune.com, 4 Oct. 2019 Or venture farther into the Pacific to dive with hammerhead sharks, marlin, mahi-mahi and more wildlife far from the party animals on shore. Erin E. Williams, chicagotribune.com, 4 Oct. 2019 Or venture farther into the Pacific to dive with hammerhead sharks, marlin, mahi-mahi and more wildlife far from the party animals on shore. Erin E. Williams, chicagotribune.com, 4 Oct. 2019 With a zebra rug underfoot, the master bedroom resembles a safari-lodge tree house—with a view of the party animals on nearby Sunset Boulevard. Booth Moore, ELLE Decor, 10 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of party animal

1982, in the meaning defined above

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“Party animal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/party%20animal. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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party animal

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English Language Learners Definition of party animal

: a person who enjoys going to parties and drinking a lot of alcohol and behaving in a loud and wild way

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