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stag party

[ stag-pahr-tee ]
/ ˈstæg ˌpɑr ti /
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noun
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.
Chiefly British. bachelor party.
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Origin of stag party

An Americanism dating back to 1850–55; 1960–65 for def. 2
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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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