What does honeymoon mean?

Definitions for honeymoon
ˈhʌn iˌmunhon·ey·moon

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. honeymoonnoun

    a holiday taken by a newly married couple

  2. honeymoonverb

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

  3. honeymoonverb

    spend a holiday after one's marriage

    "they plan to honeymoon in Hawai'i"

GCIDE

  1. Honeymoonnoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. honeymoonnoun

    The period of time immediately following a marriage.

  2. honeymoonnoun

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

  3. honeymoonnoun

    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. honeymoonverb

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

    My parents honeymooned at Niagara falls.

  5. Etymology: Disputed. Theories (in order of likelihood):

Webster Dictionary

  1. Honeymoonnoun

    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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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. Milan Vaishnav:

    While Delhi is not very significant in electoral terms, a BJP loss there shatters the popular narrative around the BJP’s invincibility, a loss in Delhi certainly signals an end to Modi’s honeymoon. Furthermore, because it is the capital city, an opposition government, especially one led by the confrontational AAP, would be a constant thorn in the Modi government’s side.

  2. Jared Padalecki:

    It takes a while. A true relationship is built over time, on' Supernatural,' we went through deaths and births and marriages and divorces... and heartbreak and the honeymoon phase of falling in love -- [ and ] not just us. We both started dating our wives that are now the mothers of our kids during the show.

  3. Marco Rubio:

    We now have a president who talks like a centrist but is governing from the far left, and we’re not going to just be able to sit around here in a honeymoon period and watch these things happen.

  4. Daily Kos:

    At that point, very little is off the map, and getting the 24 seats we need to take back the House is suddenly a real possibility, GOP gerrymander or not, it also potentially puts the Senate in play, while certainly protecting our endangered red-state incumbents. All of this, and we're still in Trump's supposed 'honeymoon' period.

  5. 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.

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