slumber party

noun

Definition of slumber party

: an overnight gathering especially of teenage girls usually at one of their homes

Examples of slumber party in a Sentence

My 12-year-old daughter is having a slumber party tonight.
Recent Examples on the Web If there were more pillows and snacks, the vibe in the room could be mistaken for a slumber party. Brooklyn White, Essence, 9 Sep. 2022 Every day, there was something new to consume, and watching the members rehearse intricate dance moves, eat takeout, play video games, and gently bicker felt like eavesdropping on an endless slumber party. E. Tammy Kim, The New Yorker, 21 June 2022 With Shaggy actor Matthew Lillard serving as host, fans only need to pay $20 for a once-in-a-lifetime slumber party and a temporary gig with Mystery Inc. Glenn Garner, PEOPLE.com, 7 June 2022 And moving the 1996 California murder trial of Richard Allen Davis, who was convicted of killing 12-year-old Polly Klaas after kidnapping her from a slumber party, cost $687,000. Tresa Baldas, Detroit Free Press, 24 May 2022 Alexia’s plan to book her ideal wedding venue hits a snag; Lisa hosts a bawdy slumber party. Washington Post, 10 May 2022 Svetlana was right: love wasn’t a slumber party with your best friend. Elif Batuman, The New Yorker, 18 Apr. 2022 While scrolling through Facebook, Cochran saw a post about Best Friends hosting a slumber party event that matched dogs with foster volunteers over the Labor Day weekend. Janelle Jessen, Arkansas Online, 6 Jan. 2022 Kris Jenner wrote on Twitter alongside a hilarious clip of her and Richards' slumber party antics on Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Ally Mauch, PEOPLE.com, 11 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of slumber party

1925, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of slumber party was in 1925

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Last Updated

17 Sep 2022

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“Slumber party.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slumber%20party. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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