Definition of search party noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


search party

BrE BrE//ˈsɜːtʃ pɑːti//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɜːrtʃ pɑːrti//
[countable + singular or plural verb]
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an organized group of people who are looking for a person or thing that is missing or lost to send out a search party
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: search party