party animal

noun
Updated on: 26 Apr 2018

Definition of party animal

: a person known for frequent often wild partying

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First Known Use of party animal

1982

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party animal

Definition of party animal for English Language Learners

  • : 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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