House-party

house party

noun
1.
the entertainment of guests for one or more nights at one's home, a fraternity or sorority house, etc.
2.
the guests at such an affair or party: The house party goes sailing today.
Also, houseparty.


Origin:
1875–80

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house party
 
n
1.  a party, usually in a country house, at which guests are invited to stay for several days
2.  the guests who are invited

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