slumber party


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.

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Following an eight-month gut renovation, the Mack lowes' home is now equally equipped for hosting black-tie dinners and slumber parties—perhaps even at the same time. Charlotte Cowles, Harper's BAZAAR, "Fashionable Life: The Macklowe's Modern Family," 23 Apr. 2015 To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that In *Blumhouse's Truth or Dare, Lucy Hale and Tyler Posey play two college students caught in a life-threatening version of the classic slumber party game. Ella Cerón, Teen Vogue, "Lucy Hale and Tyler Posey Play Teen Vogue's "Truth or Dare"," 10 Apr. 2018 An image of teen girls making fake blood, which sparked the collection’s story about a slumber party, struck Mr. Wilson years ago. Ellen Gamerman, WSJ, "Short Stories for Summer Reading," 23 May 2018 The star, who late last month headed to the March for Our Lives event in Los Angeles after returning from a trip to Sydney, Australia, took some time for a slumber party with her crew. Kaitlyn Frey,, "We Found the $20 Target Pajamas Selena Gomez and Her BFFs All Wore Together," 5 Apr. 2018 Along with my Hogwarts letter, my invite to Selena Gomez's epic slumber party must have gotten lost in the mail. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "Selena Gomez and Her BFFs Matched in $20 Pajamas for the Cutest Sleepover Ever," 4 Apr. 2018 What happened at my friends' slumber party last night. Ashley Carman, The Verge, "Fake Instagrams are one of the last refuges of the authentic online self," 3 Apr. 2018 Cheryl invites Josie, Betty, Veronica, and Toni (Vanessa Morgan) over for a Beguild themed slumber party., "Riverdale Season 2, Episode 16 Recap: "Primary Colors"," 22 Mar. 2018 There was a teenager that just murdered his friend at a slumber party after preaching to ISIS. Fox News, "Illegal charged in Kate Steinle's death files complaint," 16 Mar. 2018

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1925, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of slumber party

: a party where one or more people (usually girls) stay overnight at one person's house

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