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housewarming

[hous-wawr-ming] /ˈhaʊsˌwɔr mɪŋ/
noun
1.
a party to celebrate a person's or family's move to a new home.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; house + warming
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Examples for housewarming
  • Some of the funds have been used to purchase housewarming baskets and gift cards.
  • When a housewarming party is a decade in the making, it has to be pretty spectacular to live up to the hype.
  • Their stories finally mesh at a lavish housewarming party at which collective neuroses and lies are exposed.

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