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HONEYMOON

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does honeymoon mean? 

HONEYMOON (noun)
  The noun HONEYMOON has 2 senses:

1. a holiday taken by a newly married couple
2. the early (usually calm and harmonious) period of a relationship; business or political

  Familiarity information: HONEYMOON used as a noun is rare.


HONEYMOON (verb)
  The verb HONEYMOON has 1 sense:

1. spend a holiday after one's marriage

  Familiarity information: HONEYMOON used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HONEYMOON (noun)


Sense 1honeymoon [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A holiday taken by a newly married couple

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Hypernyms ("honeymoon" is a kind of...):

holiday; vacation (leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure)


Sense 2honeymoon [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The early (usually calm and harmonious) period of a relationship; business or political

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Hypernyms ("honeymoon" is a kind of...):

period; period of time; time period (an amount of time)


HONEYMOON (verb)


Sense 1honeymoon [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Spend a holiday after one's marriage

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Context example:

they plan to honeymoon in Hawai'i

Hypernyms (to "honeymoon" is one way to...):

holiday; vacation (spend or take a vacation)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP


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