- a party to celebrate a person's or family's move to a new home.
Origin of housewarming
Examples from the Web for house-warming
Historical Examples of house-warming
You go on getting your quarters ready for Wednesday's house-warming.Under Fire
I believe Mrs. Arnold is to give her house-warming some time soon.The Lost Despatch
Natalie Sumner Lincoln
So they determined, a week after school opened, to have “a house-warming.”A Little Miss Nobody
Amy Bell Marlowe
No other house-warming could have pleased us so well as this.Bertie and the Gardeners
If there was any tension among us just after the house-warming, it was not noticeable.Aladdin & Co.
- a party given after moving into a new home
- (as modifier)a house-warming party