bank night


noun

Informal. (especially in the 1930s) an evening when prizes are awarded to members of the audience at a motion-picture theater.

Nearby words

  1. bank holidays,
  2. bank indicator,
  3. bank loan,
  4. bank manager,
  5. bank money,
  6. bank note,
  7. bank of england,
  8. bank of issue,
  9. bank on,
  10. bank paper

Origin of bank night

An Americanism dating back to 1935–40

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