American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. An evening party or reception.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An evening party or reunion: as, a musical soirée.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. An evening party; -- distinguished from
levee, and matinée.
- n. a party of people assembled in the evening (usually at a private house)
- from French soirée ("evening activity") (Wiktionary)
- French soirée, from Old French seree, from seir, evening, from Latin sērō, at a late hour, from sērus, late. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The 2009 soiree is rumored for Greece with Larry Summers and General James L. Jones on the invitation list.”
“I walk in last night and Q is all laughing and giggling like shes been at a party all day (+1 gay point, I REALLY want to use the word soiree there).”
“Maybridge rather liked Donaldson's old-fashioned use of the word soiree, it had an air of elegance, of peaceful days long gone.”
“A Fox Nation article about President Obama's birthday party in Chicago referred to the soiree as a "Hip-Hop BBQ.”
“The genesis for the soiree was the marking of actions undertaken by the new Green Team in our company, under Cynthia Yang's able leadership.”
“Before, we went to colorwheel's soiree, that is, my house was there, and tahnan too, and saxikath and in_parentheses”
“In the living room, Tiny and her momma sat in what Tiny called her soiree chairs.”
“Wednesday night soon came round, and Anna was permitted to go, unattended by either of her parents, to the so-called soiree at Mrs. Ashton's.”
“Given that only $18,898 was raised, it is hard to escape the conclusion that the soiree was a dud.”
“All Tomorrow's Parties is a leftfield indie soiree, which is essentially a liver version of the curator's record collection.”
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