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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [pahr-tee]
    • /ˈpɑr ti/
    • /ˈpɑː.ti/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [pahr-tee]
    • /ˈpɑr ti/

Definitions of partying word

  • noun plural partying a social gathering, as of invited guests at a private home, for conversation, refreshments, entertainment, etc.: a cocktail party. 1
  • noun plural partying a group gathered for a special purpose or task: a fishing party; a search party. 1
  • noun plural partying a detachment, squad, or detail of troops assigned to perform some particular mission or service. 1
  • noun plural partying a group of persons with common purposes or opinions who support one side of a dispute, question, debate, etc. 1
  • noun plural partying a group of persons with common political opinions and purposes organized for gaining political influence and governmental control and for directing government policy: the Republican Party; the Democratic Party. 1
  • noun plural partying the system of taking sides on public or political questions or the like. 1

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Origin of partying

First appearance:

before 1250
One of the 11% oldest English words
1250-1300; Middle English partie < Old French, noun use of feminine of parti, past participle of partir < Latin partīre to share. See part

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Parts of speech for Partying


partying popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 99% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

partying usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for partying

verb partying

  • achievement — An achievement is something which someone has succeeded in doing, especially after a lot of effort.

noun partying

  • carousing — to engage in a drunken revel: They caroused all night.
  • festivities — a festive celebration or occasion.
  • fraternisation — (chiefly, British) alternative spelling of fraternization.
  • fraternization — to associate in a fraternal or friendly way.
  • merrymaking — the act of taking part gaily or enthusiastically in some festive or merry celebration.

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