Definition of "social occasion" []

  • A vaguely specified social event (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "social occasion" in a sentence
  • "Jack Mercier had met his future wife at the Swan Ball in Nashville, the most lavish social occasion in the South, and had introduced himself to her by buying her a '55 Coupe de Ville with his AmEx card at the postdinner auction."
  • "She seemed to be suggesting that this was not about her and her work, the two subjects that interested Gráinne Roche more than anything else in the world, and it was not to be a social occasion either."