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1. noun, dated slang A person regarded for a particular quality, especially of being strange. The health inspector came by today. He's a bit of an odd party, isn't he?
2. verb, slang To take drugs for recreational purposes. He pulled out a joint and asked me if I wanted to party.
To celebrate, revel, or make merry at or as at a party. I partied down with all sorts of celebrities in my time as a tour manager. We're partying down at Jane's house this weekend—you should come along!
To engage in a very lively, raucous celebration. I've been busting my hump all week studying for my exams on Friday, so I'm going to party hearty after they're all done! I know she partied hearty on Sunday for her birthday, so she might not be in the best form this morning.
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To celebrate or carouse at a party: The team partied down after winning the championship.
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1. n. a combining form used in expressions to refer to certain kinds of activity carried on in groups or in pairs. (For examples, see coke party, grass party, hen party, keg party, kick party, pot party, stag-party, tailgate party, tea party.)
2. in. to drink alcohol, smoke marijuana, or use other drugs. (May also include sexual activity.) Come on, man! Let’s party!
party heartyand party down
in. to have a great time; to celebrate. (Also as an exclamation: Party down!) The whole class decided to celebrate and party hearty. Let’s party down, dudes!
See party hearty
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