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hen party Syllabification: hen par·ty
Pronunciation: /ˈhen ˌpärdē/

Definition of hen party in English:


A social gathering of women.
Example sentences
  • Tourists huddled around maps and a hen party had started to gather nearby.
  • A hen party is in the house and predatory males start to gather.
  • The women were among a group of friends on their way back from a hen party in Amsterdam when they discovered the bloody aftermath of a hit-and-run incident.

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