after-party

or af·ter·par·ty or af·ter par·ty

[ af-ter-pahr-tee, ahf- ]
/ ˈæf tərˌpɑr ti, ˈɑf- /
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noun, plural af·ter-par·ties.

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.

Nearby words

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  2. after one's own heart,
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  8. after-school,
  9. afterbeat,
  10. afterbirth

Origin of after-party

First recorded in 1940–45; after + party

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British Dictionary definitions for afterparty

afterparty

/ (ˈɑːftəˌpɑːtɪ) /

noun

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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