honeymoon honeymoon  /ˈhə ni ˌmun/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a holiday taken by a newly married couple
  2. (n) the early (usually calm and harmonious) period of a relationship; business or political
  3. (v) spend a holiday after one's marriage

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Two other differences: Lenny admits from the start that he's on his honeymoon, and Kelly entertains his advances but doesn't encourage them.
  2. The honeymoon is certainly one of the most magical parts of the wedding process.
  3. For John Vliet Lindsay, New York City's first Republican mayor in 20 years, the honeymoon ended even before he took office.

News

  1. Honeymoon Destination on Four Weddings and a Wax Museum - Tranquilo Bay Eco Adventure Lodge

    Tranquilo Bay Eco Adventure Lodge featured on TLC’s Four Weddings episode Four Weddings and a Wax Museum as the exotic honeymoon destination for that episode’s winner. The bride and groom with the winning wedding will enjoy a vacation at Tranquilo Bay within the next year. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10791327.htm
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. RG3 says honeymoon will not affect knee rehab

    RG3 says honeymoon will not affect knee rehab
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CBS Sports

  3. Tandem-riding couple finds hill no honeymoon on Ride the Rockies

    The bride wore Lycra. So did the groom. And the honeymoon had just begun when the couple ran into difficulty. But so did the other 2,000 Ride the Rockies cyclists who began the 2013 tour at Telluride High School Sunday.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Denver Post

Quotes

  1. "I'm getting married on July 17," Campbell told the Scottish Sun. "But Neil's told me he's quite flexible, that if I need 10 days-two weeks honeymoon then he'll be fine with that."
    on Jun 11, 2010 By: Sol Campbell Source: The Press Association

  2. "When I was on the honeymoon I finally sat down and tried to realize what we accomplished, and me personally. But it's still hard. I just think I'm going to realize that later on. When you look at your career, I'm going to say, 'Man, 2007, it was a...
    on Jul 17, 2007 By: Tony Parker Source: Forbes

  3. "After the honeymoon period of Obama wears off, people will realize the cruel reality of the economic slowdown and the credit crisis," Lai said.
    on Jan 6, 2009 By: Peter Lai Source: International Herald Tribune

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