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’
    • ‘There are various alternatives available for the party animals in the happening city.’
    • ‘We had a great time man, Justin's a party animal.’
    • ‘They have some kind of reputation over here for being like wild and crazy party animals or something.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘There's plenty more for party animals on New Year's eve.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The DJs began a non-stop performance that pumped up adrenalin levels as the party animals began rocking to the lively rhythm.’
    • ‘Somehow, none of the party animals notices that he's drinking non-alcoholic brew.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘I used to be much more of a party animal.’
    • ‘Police rounded up 21 party animals and tested them for drug use.’
    • ‘She is no party animal and likes reading and listening to classical music.’
    • ‘This party animal spoils her sister's wedding, leaving the bridal limo as smashed as she is.’
    • ‘She is normally a shy person - not a party animal who goes binge drinking on holiday.’
    • ‘We're party animals here, so we make music for the party people.’
    • ‘There comes a point in life when being a party animal just doesn't cut it anymore in the personal-fulfillment department.’
    • ‘Jessica is beautiful and wild, a party animal with a taste for fast cars and expensive clothes.’
    outgoing person, sociable person, life and soul of the party, socializer, mixer, mingler, social butterfly, socialite
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