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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Upon entering the warehouse, partygoers were offered their choice of neat Johnnie Walker or Don Julio tequila Paloma cocktails. Vogue, "Halsey Serenaded Cara Delevingne, Kendall Jenner, Donna Karan and More at DKNY’s 30th Birthday Bash," 10 Sep. 2019 Vibrant, dancing partygoers and musicians fill the 3-by-4-foot canvas. Los Angeles Times, "Ernie Barnes’ ‘Sugar Shack’: Why museum-goers line up to see ex-NFL player’s painting," 28 Aug. 2019 DJs in Kingston, the country’s capital, loaded up their trucks with powerful speakers, stereos, and stacks of records to play for partygoers who wanted to hear new sounds. Estelle Caswell, Vox, "Where Sicko Mode’s weirdest moments came from," 20 Aug. 2019 Remarks—thanking the Society’s magnanimous board members and evening’s chairs—were brief and dinner had not yet been served before partygoers got the party started. Vogue, "Inside the Preservation Society of Newport’s Annual Gala—Where Multiple Generations Partied Into the Night," 16 Aug. 2019 Décor included giant gold balls on the outskirts of the property, and tents were added outside to shield partygoers from the elements. Helen Murphy,, "Jennifer Lopez Shares Video from Miami Party for Her 50th: 'A Lil Bday Turn Up'," 25 July 2019 There are two J’ouvert options that partygoers can choose from: Re-Jouvert-Nate is coined as the ultimate powder experience and takes place on Carnival Friday from 7 pm to 12 am. Anquanette Gaspard, Essence, "Tell Dem We Reach! A First-Timer’s Guide to Caribana, Toronto's Caribbean Carnival," 24 July 2019 All summer long, the world's favorite DJs will come to test their best and most exciting tracks, and Shazam is there to help curious partygoers discover and share the tunes that perk their ears. Kat Bein, Billboard, "Pablo Fierro Leads Shazam's First Ibiza Dance Chart," 4 June 2019 Fans also reposted videos that fellow partygoers shared with Prinsloo and Levine from inside the post-game fête. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo Hit Up Shake Shack and Partied After the Super Bowl," 4 Feb. 2019

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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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