par·​ty·​go·​er | \ˈpär-tē-ˌgō-ər \

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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That partygoers in venues great and small always congregate in the room with the refrigerator never surprises me. Bonnie S. Benwick, The Seattle Times, "Kitchen confidential: How I downsized the most important room in the house," 24 Sep. 2018 Us Weekly reported that at an event to launch Jonas' new fragrance with John Varvatos, a partygoer congratulated him on his engagement. Isabel Greenberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "Priyanka Chopra's Gorgeous Engagement Ring Reportedly Cost Nick Jonas $200,000," 16 Aug. 2018 Watch the clip—featuring Kendrick putting a mansplaining partygoer in his place—below. Mehera Bonner, Marie Claire, "Watch Anna Kendrick Shade a Mansplainer in This Exclusive 'Table 19' Clip," 2 Mar. 2017 But among the madness, Puth catches the eye of a brunette partygoer. Taylor Weatherby, Billboard, "Charlie Puth Finds a Love Interest Amid House Party Madness in 'The Way I Am' Video: Watch," 9 July 2018 This may be hard for some younger partygoers to comprehend, but when Ultra Music Festival debuted on the sands of Miami's South Beach in 1999, dance music was not a popular genre in the United States. Kat Bein, Billboard, "Ultra Miami Shares Incredible Footage of First Fest in '99: Watch," 6 Feb. 2018 For starters, Haley Joy, Hoda's baby girl, got ahold of a flag and looked adorable as ever proudly waving it at her fellow partygoers. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "Hoda Kotb and Jenna Hager Bush Just Posted THE Cutest Videos of Their Daughters," 5 July 2018 As the night wore on, partygoers drifted — alongside a few models, who had to be herded by handlers back to their posts — to a secluded clearing at the back of the sprawling garden, where a massive screen had been set up on the grass. Laura Todd, The Hollywood Reporter, "Stella McCartney Hosts English Garden Party During Milan Men's Fashion Week," 18 June 2018 Olivia Munn snagged a ton of pictures with fellow partygoers, including Jennifer Aniston, who crossed her arms and made a funny face for the photo op. Stephanie Petit,, "Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Join Chrissy Teigen & John Legend for Ellen DeGeneres' Birthday Bash," 11 Feb. 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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