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bachelorette party

[ bach-luh-ret-pahr-tee, bach-uh-luh-ret ]
/ ˌbætʃ ləˈrɛt ˌpɑr ti, ˌbætʃ ə ləˈrɛt /
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noun
a celebration for a soon-to-be bride organized and attended primarily by female friends, often on the night before or in the days leading up to the wedding, and ranging from a night of drinking to a destination vacation, sometimes including themed activities or entertainment based on sexual innuendo.
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Also called bach par·ty [bach-pahr-tee] /ˈbætʃ ˌpɑr ti/ .

Origin of bachelorette party

First recorded in 1940–45
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