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stag party

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  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 of stag party

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55
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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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