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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):

Wikipedia

  1. Honeymoon

    Honeymoon is a song by American singer and songwriter Lana Del Rey co-written by Rick Nowels. It was uploaded to her YouTube channel on July 14, 2015 and was released for purchase as the second promotional single on September 7, 2015 from her fourth studio album, Honeymoon.

ChatGPT

  1. honeymoon

    A honeymoon is a vacation or trip taken by a couple immediately after their marriage ceremony. Traditionally, it is a time for the couple to be alone together, romantic, and enjoy the beginning of their married life. Honeymoon locations vary greatly depending on the couple's preferences, ranging from beach resorts to exploring new cities or countries.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Honeymoonnoun

    the first month after marriage

Wikidata

  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. Greg Laurie:

    We’re wired for relationship, for friendship, for intimacy. But if you think that a spouse or best friend will make you happy, then you’re in for a big shock (maybe even before the honeymoon is over).

  2. Herman Melville:

    How it is I know not; but there is no place like a bed for confidential disclosures between friends. Man and wife, they say, there open the very bottom of their souls to each other; and some old couples often lie and chat over old times till nearly morning. Thus, then, in our hearts honeymoon, lay I and Queequeg -- a cozy, loving pair.

  3. Andrei Keidar:

    The first year after surgery is usually a honeymoon period that should be used for coining new habits, and the ones that don’t do that regain weight, don’t take surgery as a panacea – beware of bad eating habits.

  4. 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.

  5. Marco Rubio:

    The bottom line is this— I want everyone to be aware of it, 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.

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