minimoon

[ min-ee-moon ]
/ ˈmɪn iˌmun /

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noun

a short, usually inexpensive honeymoon, often followed by a longer honeymoon later on: They left the courthouse after the ceremony and had a weekend minimoon at The Plaza.

Origin of minimoon

First recorded in 2010–15; mini- + (honey)moon
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