block party


block party
noun
: a public party held in the open air (as in a stretch of street temporarily barred to traffic) commonly under the auspices of a public figure or organization — compare block dance

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noun, pl ⋯ -ties [count]
US : a party that is held outdoors for all the people who live in a neighborhood or city block

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Block Party —  Pour l’article homophone, voir Bloc Party. Pour le film du même nom, voir Dave Chappelle s Block Party Une Block party est, dans la culture américaine, une fête de quartier qui réunit un voisinage autour de quelques musiciens. Les block… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • block party — ☆ block party n. a party organized by the residents of a neighborhood, usually limited to a city block, in which the street is closed off and participants eat, socialize, entertain, etc …   English World dictionary

  • block party — block .party n AmE a party held in the street for all the people living in the area …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • block party — block ,party noun count AMERICAN a party that takes place outside for all the people who live in a particular area …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Block party — A block party is a large public celebration in which many members of a single neighborhood congregate, either to observe an event of some importance or simply for mutual enjoyment. The name comes from the form of the party, which often involves… …   Wikipedia

  • Block Party — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Block Party Produktionsland USA …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Block party —  Pour l’article homophone, voir Bloc Party. Pour le film du même nom, voir Dave Chappelle s Block Party Une Block party est, dans la culture américaine, une fête de quartier qui réunit un voisinage autour de quelques musiciens. Les block… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • block party — noun a) A festive event held in the street of a city block. Charles Barkley: Dwight Howards having a block party. b) A slang term for a game where a single player blocks the shots of many other players. Used frequently on Inside the NBA. Kenny… …   Wiktionary

  • block party — block′ par ty n. cvb an outdoor festival, usually held in a closed off city street, often to raise money for a local organization …   From formal English to slang

  • block party — noun Date: 1919 an outdoor public party put on by the residents of a city block or neighborhood …   New Collegiate Dictionary