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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chauffeured transportation was provided for those partygoers who had overindulged themselves at the bar
Recent Examples on the Web Another partygoer shared a selfie with the singer, allowing fans to get a closer look at her signature glam makeup. Bianca Betancourt, Harper's BAZAAR, "Adele Made a Rare Appearance at Daniel Kaluuya's Oscars After-Party," 27 Apr. 2021 The body-cam audio cuts off part of the partygoer’s response. Lisa J. Huriash,, "Deputies back off noise complaint — after they’re told the sheriff is at the party," 10 Apr. 2021 They were soon joined by another partygoer, Paul Flores. Jonathan Vigliotti, CBS News, "Can new info help solve the case of missing college student Kristin Smart?," 28 Nov. 2020 Several weeks after the episode premiered, the FBI exhumed Brooks’ body, and there is now a $100,000 (£76,280) reward for any partygoer willing to come forward and offer information. Lydia Wang,, "Netflix Reveals There’s A New Season’s Worth Of Unsolved Mysteries," 20 Aug. 2020 In May, officers responded to a raging house party with more than 100 people that ended when a partygoer accidentally shot himself in the groin. Leila Miller Staff Writer, Los Angeles Times, "LAPD responds to party at Mulholland Drive mansion," 3 Aug. 2020 Videos of partygoers enjoying the weekend at Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri and Ocean City, Md., often with little more than sunscreen and bathing suits to separate them, dismayed and angered many on social media. New York Times, "Americans Ponder Losses Past and Present on a Subdued Memorial Day," 27 May 2020 The event that started on Saturday afternoon and went into the early-morning hours on Sunday, led to at least seven arrests, and claims from partygoers that law enforcement was acting with racial bias. Tanya A. Christian, Essence, "3,000-Person Block Party In Florida Leads To Arrests, Claims Of Racism," 21 May 2020 By this point in May, hundreds of winter-weary LGBTQ+ partygoers would be packed onto the hotel’s rooftop bar, Le Bain, which offers views of the city that are nearly as dramatic as some of looks in the club. David Dodge, Condé Nast Traveler, "How New York’s LGBTQ+ Communities Are Keeping the City's Nightlife Scene Alive," 11 May 2020

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First Known Use of partygoer

1831, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of partygoer was in 1831

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30 Apr 2021

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“Partygoer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 May. 2021.

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: a person who goes to a party

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