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:

    The success of a party means little more than that the Nation is using the party for a large and definite purpose.... It seeks to use and interpret a change in its own plans and point of view.
    Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924)

    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)

    In inner-party politics, these methods lead, as we shall yet see, to this: the party organization substitutes itself for the party, the central committee substitutes itself for the organization, and, finally, a “dictator” substitutes himself for the central committee.
    Leon Trotsky (1879–1940)