or plus one
[ pluhs-wuhn ]
/ ˈplʌsˈwʌn /
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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British Dictionary definitions for plus-one
informal a person who accompanies an invited person to a social function
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