social event

Definitions of social event
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n an event characteristic of persons forming groups

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show
a social event involving a public performance or entertainment
affair, function, occasion, social function, social occasion
a vaguely specified social event
competition, contest
an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants
game
a single play of a sport or other contest
choreography, stage dancing
a show involving artistic dancing
film, flick, motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, picture, picture show
a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement
attraction
an entertainment that is offered to the public
broadcast, program, programme
a radio or television show
performance, public presentation
a dramatic or musical entertainment
burlesque
a theatrical entertainment of broad and earthy humor; consists of comic skits and short turns (and sometimes striptease)
play
a theatrical performance of a drama
galanty show, shadow play, shadow show
a drama executed by throwing shadows on a wall
puppet play, puppet show
a show in which the actors are puppets
variety, variety show
a show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances
party
an occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment
celebration, jubilation
a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event
ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, ceremony, observance
a formal event performed on a special occasion
fundraiser
a social function that is held for the purpose of raising money
photo op, photo opportunity
an occasion that lends itself to (or is deliberately arranged for) taking photographs that provide favorable publicity for those who are photographed
sleepover
an occasion of spending a night away from home or having a guest spend the night in your home (especially as a party for children)
athletic competition, athletic contest, athletics
a contest between athletes
bout
a contest or fight (especially between boxers or wrestlers)
championship
a competition at which a champion is chosen
chicken
a foolhardy competition; a dangerous activity that is continued until one competitor becomes afraid and stops
cliffhanger
a contest whose outcome is uncertain up to the very end
dogfight
a fiercely disputed contest
race
a contest of speed
tournament, tourney
a sporting competition in which contestants play a series of games to decide the winner
playoff
any final competition to determine a championship
series
(sports) several contests played successively by the same teams
field trial
a contest between gun dogs to determine their proficiency in pointing and retrieving
match
a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete
tournament
a series of jousts between knights contesting for a prize
race
any competition
spelldown, spelling bee, spelling contest
a contest in which you are eliminated if you fail to spell a word correctly
trial
(sports) a preliminary competition to determine qualifications
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event
something that happens at a given place and time

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