a social gathering or outing attended by or restricted to men only.
a gathering intended or suitable for men only, especially one for the purpose of watching sexually titillating movies or exhibitions.
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How to use stag party in a sentence
“President Zal ul-Haq refused me entry to his entourage, saying it was a stag party,” Mustafa told the audience.Portraits Of Courage: Female Journalists Honored At International Women’s Media Foundation Awards | Katie Baker | October 24, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
A man came in with two girls, and, seeing a jolly stag party at another table, decided to join them.Greenwich Village | Anna Alice Chapin
If a man is introduced to him, unattended by a woman, and he is with a stag party, politeness bids him also rise.The Complete Bachelor | Walter Germain
Do not explain the mechanism of a gas engine at an afternoon tea or the culture of hollyhocks at a stag party.The Art of Public Speaking | Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
George Eliot, of course, I could not invite to a stag party.The Golden Butterfly | Walter Besant
At the ball, at the stag party, and during the entire proceedings of the convention.The Forged Note | Oscar Micheaux
Other Idioms and Phrases with stag party
A social gathering for men exclusively, often involving entertainment considered unsuitable for women. For example, They wanted to give him a stag party before the wedding but John wasn't interested. This idiom uses stag in the sense of “a man unaccompanied by a woman.” [c. 1850]
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