Definition of soirée in English:


Syllabification: soi·rée
Pronunciation: /swäˈrā


  • An evening party or gathering, typically in a private house, for conversation or music.
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    • In the suburbs, the middle class developed their own set of cultural institutions, of golf and tennis clubs, musical soirées and garden parties.
    • The Johannesburg Botanic Gardens also host several outdoor Sunday music soirées throughout the year.
    • In elegant Georgian times, crinolined ladies were carried from their town houses to the season's grand balls and soirées in sedan chairs.


French, from soir 'evening'.

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