coming\ out\ party

n. phr.
A debutante party in which a young girl is formally introduced to society.

Coming out parties used to be more popular in the early twentieth century than nowadays, primarily because they cost a lot of money.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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