Definition of minimoon in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɪnɪmuːn/

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A short break spent together by a newly married couple, typically in advance of a longer holiday to be taken at a later date: the couple stayed at Belhurst Castle for their minimoon and are planning a trip to Europe this spring
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  • The morning after, on the way to our minimoon, I put on the CD of Holly Cole singing I Want You and bawled my eyes out.
  • We're on our minimoon in Las Vegas for Thanksgiving.
  • Couples taking so-called minimoons this year will head to the Indian Ocean, according to one expert.


1970s: from mini- + honeymoon.

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