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stage-door Johnny

[steyj-dawr, -dohr] /ˈsteɪdʒˌdɔr, -ˌdoʊr/
noun
1.
a man who often goes to a theater or waits at a stage door to court an actress.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15, Americanism
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stag

adjective

For men only; without women: a stag function/ Several of the brothers were going to the dance stag (1873+)

noun
  1. A man who goes to a party alone, without a woman partner (1905+)
  2. (also stag party)A party for men only, such as a bachelor party: as broad as the jokes at a Legion stag (1904+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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