party piece


party piece
(someone's) party piece British something funny or strange that someone often does to entertain other people in social situations.

Chris can wiggle his ears - it's his party piece.


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  • party piece — noun An act or turn that one is known for performing to entertain others • • • Main Entry: ↑party * * * party piece UK US noun [countable] [singular party piece plural …   Useful english dictionary

  • party piece — party pieces N COUNT: oft poss N Someone s party piece is something that they often do to entertain people, especially at parties, for example singing a particular song or saying a particular poem. [INFORMAL] …   English dictionary

  • party piece — party .piece n BrE a song, dance etc that you often perform to entertain people at parties …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • party piece — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms party piece : singular party piece plural party pieces British something such as a song or a dance that you can perform at a party to entertain people …   English dictionary

  • party piece — noun (C) something that you usually do to entertain people at a party, for example a song that you sing …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • party piece — noun Brit. a poem, song, or trick regularly performed by someone in order to entertain others …   English new terms dictionary

  • someone's party piece — (someone s) party piece British something funny or strange that someone often does to entertain other people in social situations. Chris can wiggle his ears it s his party piece …   New idioms dictionary

  • piece — [[t]pi͟ːs[/t]] ♦♦ pieces, piecing, pieced 1) N COUNT: usu N of n A piece of something is an amount of it that has been broken off, torn off, or cut off. ...a piece of cake. ...a piece of wood. ...a few words scrawled on a piece of paper... Cut… …   English dictionary

  • piece — 1 noun (C) 1 SEPARATE PART a part of something that has been separated, broken, or cut from the rest of it: She cut the cake into pieces. (+ of): How many pieces of toast would you like? | pieces of broken glass | in pieces (=broken into many… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • piece — I UK [piːs] / US [pɪs] noun [countable] Word forms piece : singular piece plural pieces *** 1) a) an individual object of a particular type piece of: I ve used four pieces of paper already. Power tools can be expensive pieces of equipment. b) a… …   English dictionary