Synonyms and related words:
Kaffeeklatsch, assemblee, assembly, assignation, at home, ball, blowout, brawl, caucus, cocktail party, coffee klatch, colloquium, commission, committee, conclave, concourse, congregation, congress, conventicle, convention, convocation, costume party, council, dance, date, diet, dinner, dinner party, donation party, eisteddfod, entertainment, festivity, fete, forgathering, forum, garden party, gathering, get-together, hen party, house party, house-raising, lawn party, levee, mask, masque, masquerade, masquerade party, meet, meeting, panel, party, plenum, prom, quorum, rally, reception, rendezvous, seance, session, shindig, shindy, shower, sit-in, sitting, smoker, soiree, stag, stag party, surprise party, symposium, synod, turnout

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