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after-party

or afterparty, after party

[af-ter-pahr-tee, ahf-] /ˈæf tərˌpɑr ti, ˈɑf-/
noun, plural after-parties.
1.
a usually exclusive party that takes place after a performance or other event or after the main party:
The screening of the premiere was followed by an afterparty.
Origin of after-party
1940-1945
1940-45; after + party
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British Dictionary definitions for afterparty

afterparty

/ˈɑːftəˌpɑːtɪ/
noun
1.
a small party held after a larger event, such as a pop concert or film première, to which only a select group of guests is invited
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Contemporary definitions for afterparty
noun

a more exclusive social gathering that takes place after a scheduled party or event such as a concert; also written after-party

Word Origin

1961

noun
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Slang definitions & phrases for afterparty

afterparty

noun

A celebration among intimates following another party: When the block party ended, we went to their house for an afterparty

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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