housewarming

[ hous-wawr-ming ]
/ ˈhaʊsˌwɔr mɪŋ /

noun

a party to celebrate a person's or family's move to a new home.

Origin of housewarming

First recorded in 1570–80; house + warm + -ing1
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house-warming


noun

  1. a party given after moving into a new home
  2. (as modifier)a house-warming party
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