Soiree definition

swä-rā
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A party or gathering in the evening.
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An evening party or reception.
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The definition of a soirée is a gathering or get-together, especially a posh or elegant one.

An elegant evening party to celebrate the opening of an art gallery or play is an example of a soirée.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
soiree
Plural:
soirees, soires

Origin of soiree

  • French soirée from Old French seree from seir evening from Latin sērō at a late hour from sērus late

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • from French soirée (“evening activity")

    From Wiktionary