What does honeymoon mean?

Definitions for honeymoon
ˈhʌn iˌmunhon·ey·moon

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. honeymoon(noun)

    a holiday taken by a newly married couple

  2. honeymoon(verb)

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

  3. honeymoon(verb)

    spend a holiday after one's marriage

    "they plan to honeymoon in Hawai'i"

GCIDE

  1. Honeymoon(n.)

    A vacation taken together by a newly married couple, usually including a trip away from home.

Wiktionary

  1. honeymoon(Noun)

    The period of time immediately following a marriage.

  2. honeymoon(Noun)

    A trip taken by a newly married couple during this period.

  3. honeymoon(Noun)

    A period of unusually mild feelings, especially immediately following the start of a new term or relationship (e.g. a newly elected politician or a new business arrangement).

    Now that the honeymoon is over, it's time for us to get down to the business at hand.

  4. honeymoon(Verb)

    To have a honeymoon (a trip taken by a couple after wedding).

    My parents honeymooned at Niagara falls.

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Webster Dictionary

  1. Honeymoon(noun)

    the first month after marriage

Freebase

  1. Honeymoon

    A honeymoon is the traditional holiday taken by newlyweds to celebrate their marriage in intimacy and seclusion. Today, honeymoons by Westerners are celebrated somewhere exotic or otherwise considered romantic.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. honeymoon

    1. A happiness not quite worn out. 2. A postlude to a wedding-march and a prelude to a funeral ditto. _E. g._, "I did not drive Adam and Eve out of Eden because they ate my pet pippin, but because they insisted on carrying on their honeymoon before the modest animals."--From _The Private Journal of Démiurge_.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Honeymoon

    From the custom of the Scandinavians, who drank Hydromel, or diluted honey, for thirty days after a marriage feast.

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How to say honeymoon in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of honeymoon in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of honeymoon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of honeymoon in a Sentence

  1. Ben Kaminow:

    I canceled my honeymoon to Greece to drive down to South Carolina.

  2. Panitan Wattanayagorn:

    It has created a climate of terror and in turn it will pile more pressure on the new government and end their honeymoon period.

  3. Mauricio Santoro:

    Temer may have a honeymoon, but let's not forget this was a shotgun wedding, reforms aren't easy at the best of times and these are for sure not the easiest.

  4. Fred MagnanimiisFounder:

    After nearly ten years of marriage, sometimes [ I ] need to shoot her again with [ cupid's ] arrow, just to remind her that we can still be in the honeymoon phase.

  5. Max Rose:

    One, I would be a firm' no' on Nancy Pelosi, and No. 2, I'd take my wife on a honeymoon. You're out of your damn mind if you think I'm not going to honor those promises.

Images & Illustrations of honeymoon

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