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.
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How to use after-party in a sentence
An after-party was held at the Diamond Horseshoe nightclub at the Paramount Hotel on West 46th Street.
After the ceremony the lead members of Nirvana headed into the hip part of town to play a secret after-party show at a nightclub.He Left Nirvana Because He Had Cooler Things to Do. Like Going to Iraq. | Jacob Siegel | April 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It was September 1996 at an MTV Video Music Awards after-party in New York.
He threw the after-party at his then-home with his wife, the national security commentator Elise Jordan.
On the opposite end of the spectrum, hotels pitch in-room cocktails as pre-party (or after-party) fuel.Hotels Lure High-End Clients With In-Room Cocktail Service | Elyse Moody | July 15, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for afterparty
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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