after-party etymology

English word after-party comes from English after-, English party

Detailed word origin of after-party

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
after- English (eng) (rare, or, no longer productive) With contrary, subordinate, or remote effect; denoting hindrance, setback, inferiority, etc.. With adverbial or adjectival effect, forming compound words indicating something that comes afterwards in spacial position or time.. With prepositional effect, forming compound words denoting something which follows the second element of the compound.
party English (eng) (heraldry) Parted or divided, as in the direction or form of one of the ordinaries.. (obsolete, except in compounds) Divided; in part. (intransitive) To celebrate at a party, to have fun, to enjoy oneself.. (intransitive) To engage in flings, to have one-night stands, to sow one's wild oats.. (intransitive, slang, euphemistic) To take recreational drugs.. (online gaming, intransitive) To [...]
after-party English (eng) A party that happens after an official, often public, party or event.

Words with the same origin as after-party

Descendants of after-
Descendants of party
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