One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person hosting a party.‘she became an enthusiastic party-giver’
entertainer, hostessView synonyms
- ‘Her mother, a revered hostess and party-giver, presided over one of the most exotic and star-studded salons of post-war London.’
- ‘Selecting the right thank-you gift for the party-giver extraordinaire needn't be intimidating.’
- ‘The ideal party giver and guest is someone who wants to talk and wants to have a good time.’
- ‘It's impractical to expect the party giver to provide a special menu for your child, but reasonable to ask them not to put out a bowl of peanuts.’
- ‘Even if you're a novice party-giver, you can create a dinner party that will be relaxed, entertaining, and memorable, and without breaking the bank.’
- ‘This year, the chicest party-givers have loads of ways to divert guests from mindless drunken nihilism.’
- ‘The festive party-giver has to seriously consider whether or not he wants his undernourished guests to fall over after their third glass.’
- ‘Having starting out by attacking the razzle-dazzle party-givers, Rattigan ends up by understanding that the real tragedy of characters such as David and Joan is their emotional inarticulacy.’
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