par·​ty·​go·​er | \ ˈpär-tē-ˌgō-ər How to pronounce partygoer (audio) \

Definition of partygoer

: a person who attends a party or who attends parties frequently

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Synonyms & Antonyms for partygoer


celebrant, celebrator, merrymaker, partyer (also partier), reveler (or reveller), roisterer


killjoy, party pooper

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Examples of partygoer in a Sentence

chauffeured transportation was provided for those partygoers who had overindulged themselves at the bar

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The case soon grabbed global attention, with prosecutors and the Italian media portraying Ms. Knox as a reckless partygoer. Giovanni Legorano, WSJ, "Amanda Knox Wins Damages Over Meredith Kercher Murder Case," 24 Jan. 2019 Trays of tequila and rosé made their way through the crowd of partygoers, who mingled among friends, catching up on the weekend’s schedule and party plans. Cameron Bird, Vogue, "Denim in the Desert: Levi’s Celebrates Coachella With Hailey Bieber at Its Annual Pool Party," 15 Apr. 2019 Video footage captured by TMZ shows three men helping the former NBA player to his feet as partygoers looked on at the popular Bootsy Bellows nightclub. Natalie Stone,, "Khloé Kardashian's Ex Lamar Odom Reveals That He's 'Decided to Move' to China — Find Out Why," 11 July 2018 On the runway, the effect appeared as a gleaming second skin from another time—and doubled as a great holiday beauty hack for the intrepid partygoer (who happens to have a transfer-resistant wardrobe). Celia Ellenberg, Vogue, "At Chanel’s Métiers d’Art Runway Show, Airbrushed Gold Legs Ruled the Runway," 5 Dec. 2018 Under the dazzling glow of the national historic landmark's 24-karat, gold-leafed arches, partygoers danced onstage to music by Mode Events DJs and sampled tastings from Food for Thought and Russian Tea Time. Candace Jordan,, "Devil's Ball fires up support for Auditorium Theatre," 10 July 2018 In Mingle All the Way, Molly Hoffman (Jen Lilley) creates an app to help single partygoers find a platonic plus one to bring to their their holiday soirées. Jennifer Aldrich, Country Living, "Hallmark's 'Mingle All the Way' Was Filmed in This Super Popular Canadian City," 1 Dec. 2018 Committee staff also learned the identity of two other alleged partygoers and requested interviews. Alvin Chang, Vox, "Every time Ford and Kavanaugh answered the question — and didn't answer the question," 28 Sep. 2018 Some partygoers followed him into Black's house to try to get Harper to come back, adding to the confusion. Colleen Slevin, Fox News, "Police chief: Officers warned Colorado homeowner to drop gun," 2 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of partygoer

1831, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of partygoer

: a person who goes to a party

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