housewarming housewarming  /ˈhaʊ ˌswɑ mɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a party of people assembled to celebrate moving into a new home

Usage(s):

  1. To brighten up the place, I offer a housewarming present: a framed picture of me.
  2. For instance, we asked Target to recommend a housewarming gift for less than $50.
  3. A housewarming was in order.

News

  1. Kenton Dispatch Center expansion opens

    Kenton County dispatchers moved into their new home the last day of April, and now they've invited the public to their housewarming.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

  2. This is the End: Celebrities Play Themselves in Zany Apocalyptic Comedy

    When Jay Baruchel was picked up at the Los Angeles airport by his close friend and fellow Canadian Seth Rogen, he was disappointed to learn that instead of unwinding, they were going to a housewarming party at James Franco’s mansion where a lot of celebrities would be in attendance.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Princeton Town Topics

  3. Hosta heaven

    MARSHALL - Ever since they moved to Marshall in 1989, Marc and Janna Milbradt have had hostas occupying their yard. It started with a housewarming gift of 20 hostas from Marc's father.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Marshall Independent

Quotes

  1. Confirming the news, Bipasha said, "Finally I'm going home. I can't wait. I'm tired of living out of suitcases. The architects and designers took much longer than we thought they would. The housewarming puja is today since there is no other...
    on Jul 28, 2009 By: Bipasha Basu Source: Times of India

  2. "Randy," Senate President Jack Kibbie said from his seat in the well, "we'll all be over for a housewarming."
    on Apr 23, 2008 By: Jack Kibbie Source: DesMoinesRegister.com

  3. "This year is more focused on substance. Last year it was like a housewarming party, everybody came and got to know each other" Ong Keng Yong, secretary-general of the 10-member Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN), told reporters....
    on Jan 14, 2007 By: Ong Keng Yong Source: CNN International

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