Definition of e-vite in US English:



  • An invitation sent by email.

    ‘the holidays are fast approaching and the e-vites are pouring in’
    • ‘She had sent me an e-vite to this event.’
    • ‘In fact, you've probably received only two or three "Election Night Party E-vites," instead of the usual glut.’
    • ‘"It was I who sent the e-vite."’
    • ‘In fact, send out the E-vites now—this pay-per-view event could be as big as the Super Bowl.’
    • ‘Why not double up your preshow mailings with an "e-vite"?’


[with object]
  • Send an invitation to (someone) by email.

    ‘the site was launched when its founders e-vited 100 friends to join’
    • ‘So on Thursday he mass e-vites me to a party at his place on the 10th.’
    • ‘Just want to say thank you to everyone who has e-vited and called me to do things.’
    • ‘A friend e-vited 80 of his friends to join him for a night of celebrating, and it seems at least 40 responded.’
    • ‘I'm too lazy to send a letter, but I'll e-sign an e-petition if someone e-vites me to.’
    • ‘I think my aunt is e-viting for the other one.’