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
After the Israel Day Parade this Sunday, there's an afterparty in the Park—but only for hard-core anti-Oslo right-wingers.We're Live-Tweeting the Anti-Peace Bloc at the Israel Day Parade | Peter Beinart | June 1, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The presentation came off like a pit stop on the way to the afterparty.Paris Fall Fashion Week Ends With Vuitton and Kanye | Robin Givhan | March 7, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
She skipped the afterparty that night and headed straight home.
Later, they supposedly kissed at the Vanity Fair afterparty.
In other news, Christian Slater has already hit the afterparty.
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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