a social gathering typically of teenagers held at the home of one of them for the purpose of sleeping there overnight.
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Origin of slumber party
First recorded in 1920–25
Also called pajama party.
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US and Canadian a party attended by girls who dress in night clothes and pass the night eating and talking
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