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 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, "Head to La Paz rather than overdeveloped Los Cabos for the real Baja California Sur," 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, "Head to La Paz rather than overdeveloped Los Cabos for the real Baja California Sur," 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, "Head to La Paz rather than overdeveloped Los Cabos for the real Baja California Sur," 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, "Head to La Paz rather than overdeveloped Los Cabos for the real Baja California Sur," 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, "An ED A-Lister Transforms a Hollywood Legend's House into His Dream Home," 10 Sep. 2019 Pint-sized party animals (the two-legged and tail-wagging kind) are invited to dress up for this annual Halloween event, which will include a spooktacular parade of holiday-themed cars, trick-or-treating, giveaways and more. Jennifer Boehm, sun-sentinel.com, "Halloween happenings: Events for families in South Florida," 8 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, Washington Post, "Head to La Paz rather than overdeveloped Los Cabos for the real Baja California Sur," 2 Oct. 2019 Philipps portrayed Laurie Keller, Jules’ attractive young employee who begins as a party animal but evolves into a mature adult and eventual mother. Eric Todisco, PEOPLE.com, "Busy Philipps Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary of Cougar Town: 'It Saved My Life and My Sanity'," 24 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 29 Oct. 2020.

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party animal

noun

English Language Learners Definition of party animal

informal : 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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