Definition of block party in English:

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block party


North American
A party for all the residents of a block or neighborhood, typically held on a closed-off city street.
Example sentences
  • Peter and I are going back to the old neighborhood for a block party.
  • One evening this past summer, I struck up a conversation with a fellow parishioner at a neighborhood block party.
  • Saturday night was the block party back in the old neighborhood.

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Syllabification: block par·ty

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