follow Dictionary.com

How do you spell Hannukah?

rent party

noun
1.
(especially during the Great Depression) a party with music and dancing, given to raise money for the host's rent by collecting a contribution from each guest.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30, Americanism
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Slang definitions & phrases for rent-party

rent party

noun phrase

A party where one's friends and neighbors buy drinks, food, etc, and help one pay the rent; percolator, shake (1925+ Black)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for rent party

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for rent

4
5
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with rent-party

Nearby words for rent-party