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bachelor party

[ bach-ler pahr-tee, bach-uh-ler ]
/ ˈbætʃ lər ˌpɑr ti, ˈbætʃ ə lər /
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noun

a celebration for a soon-to-be groom organized and attended primarily by male friends, often on the night before or in the days leading up to the wedding, and ranging from a formal gathering to a night of drinking and entertainment at a strip joint.

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Origin of bachelor party

First recorded in 1920–25
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