Definition of party animal in US English:

party animal


  • A very gregarious and outgoing person who enjoys parties and similar social activities.

    ‘a buzzing bar makes this a good place for party animals’
    • ‘Every song is guaranteed to get a groan from the dance floor but will also turn even the most rooted wallflower into a party animal.’
    • ‘Jessica is beautiful and wild, a party animal with a taste for fast cars and expensive clothes.’
    • ‘There's plenty more for party animals on New Year's eve.’
    • ‘There comes a point in life when being a party animal just doesn't cut it anymore in the personal-fulfillment department.’
    • ‘The eclectic mix of trance, tabla and the violin euphony left the raving party animals craving for more.’
    • ‘For party animals who want to stay up all night and carouse, no one is stopping them.’
    • ‘We're party animals here, so we make music for the party people.’
    • ‘Organise some food, invite all party animals, move your television into the living room and it's gonna be one party that you'll always remember.’
    • ‘She is normally a shy person - not a party animal who goes binge drinking on holiday.’
    • ‘She's a party animal who's never read a book in her life; he's an aspiring novelist who demands absolute quiet for his work.’
    • ‘Police rounded up 21 party animals and tested them for drug use.’
    • ‘They have some kind of reputation over here for being like wild and crazy party animals or something.’
    • ‘We had a great time man, Justin's a party animal.’
    • ‘She is no party animal and likes reading and listening to classical music.’
    • ‘Somehow, none of the party animals notices that he's drinking non-alcoholic brew.’
    • ‘Only four years prior did I finally get rid of the "geek boy" image and discover the joys of being a party animal and I wasn't going to threaten it through law school.’
    • ‘I used to be much more of a party animal.’
    • ‘There are various alternatives available for the party animals in the happening city.’
    • ‘This party animal spoils her sister's wedding, leaving the bridal limo as smashed as she is.’
    • ‘The DJs began a non-stop performance that pumped up adrenalin levels as the party animals began rocking to the lively rhythm.’
    outgoing person, sociable person, life and soul of the party, socializer, mixer, mingler, social butterfly, socialite
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