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stag party

noun
1.
a social gathering or outing for men only.
2.
a party given a bachelor by his male friends before his marriage, often on the night before the wedding, ranging from a formal gathering to a night of carousing.
3.
a gathering for men only, especially one for the purpose of watching sexually titillating movies or exhibitions.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for stag party

stag night

noun
1.
a party for men only, esp one held for a man before he is married Compare hen night, hen party
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Idioms and Phrases with stag party

stag party

A social gathering for men exclusively, often involving entertainment considered unsuitable for women. For example, They wanted to give him a stag party before the wedding but John wasn't interested. This idiom uses stag in the sense of “a man unaccompanied by a woman.” [ c. 1850 ]
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