Party

A party is a gathering of people who have been invited by a host for the purposes of socializing, conversation, or recreation. A party will typically feature food and beverages, and often music and dancing as well.

Some parties are held in honor of a specific person, day, or event (e.g., a birthday party, a Super Bowl party, or a St. Patrick’s Day party). Parties of this kind are often called celebrations.

A party is not necessarily a private occasion. Public parties are sometimes held in restaurants, pubs, or bars, and people attending such parties may be charged an admission fee by the host.

Read more about Party:  Parties On Special Days, Parties Associated With Religious Events, Famous Parties, Miscellaneous Parties

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Famous quotes containing the word party:

    This will not be disloyalty but will show that as members of a party they are loyal first to the fine things for which the party stands and when it rejects those things or forgets the legitimate objects for which parties exist, then as a party it cannot command the honest loyalty of its members.
    Eleanor Roosevelt (1884–1962)

    DORIS: Here’s the two of spades.
    DUSTY: The two of spades!
    THAT’S THE COFFIN!!
    DORIS: THAT’S THE COFFIN?
    Oh good heavens what’ll I do?
    Just before a party too!
    —T.S. (Thomas Stearns)

    We are the party of all labor.
    The whole earth shall be ours to share
    And every race and craft our neighbor.
    No idle class shall linger there
    Like vultures on the wealth we render
    From field and factory, mill and mine.
    Tomorrow’s sun will rise in splendor
    And light us till the end of time.
    Eugène Pottier (1816–1887)