Definition of minimoon in English:

minimoon

Line breaks: mini|moon
Pronunciation: /ˈmɪnɪmuːn
 
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noun

informal
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
More example sentences
  • For our minimoon, we wanted to do something chilled, low effort and relaxed, without having to travel far.
  • A minimoon isn't ideal, but the two of you will have each other and can spend some wonderful alone time and make memories.
  • We don't really have the money for even a minimoon.

Origin

1970s: from mini- + honeymoon.

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