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plus-one

or plus one

[ pluhs-wuhn ]
/ ˈplʌsˈwʌn /
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noun

a person who accompanies someone to a party or other event when the invitation allows the invited guest to bring another person: I phoned Tom to ask if he would be my plus-one at the gala.

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Origin of plus-one

First recorded in 1970–75
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plus-one

noun

informal a person who accompanies an invited person to a social function
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