noun Date: circa 1937 one-night stand

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • one-nighter — one night•er [[t]ˈwʌnˈnaɪ tər[/t]] n. inf sbz one night stand • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • one-nighter — one night·er …   English syllables

  • one-nighter — noun see one night stand I * * * /wun nuy teuhr/, n. See one night stand. [1920 25] * * * one nightˈer or one night stand noun 1. A performance or performances, or anything similar, given on one single evening in one place by one or more people… …   Useful english dictionary

  • one-nighter — /wun nuy teuhr/, n. See one night stand. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • one-nighter — noun A nighttime performance by a performer (or troupe) who will only perform in that location for that one night until further notice …   Wiktionary

  • one-night stand — (also one nighter) ► NOUN 1) informal a sexual relationship lasting only one night. 2) a single performance of a play or show in a particular place …   English terms dictionary

  • one-night stand — ☆ one night stand [wun′nīt΄ ] n. 1. a single appearance in one town by a traveling show, lecturer, etc. 2. a brief, casual sexual encounter: Also one nighter …   English World dictionary

  • one-night stand —    a single night of copulation with a chance partner    Punning on a travelling show, which plays a single performance before moving on:     An opportunity for extracurricular sex occurred... Afterwards there had been still more opportunities… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • one\ night\ stand — 1. (one night stand) (2064↑, 378↓) Hooking up with someone for one night of sex with no strings attached and hoping to never see them again. It is important not to exchange any personal info with them so they can t track you down and stalk you… …   Urban English dictionary

  • one-night stand — noun 1. a brief sexual encounter lasting only for a single night he ran through a series of loveless one night stands • Hypernyms: ↑promiscuity, ↑promiscuousness, ↑sleeping around 2. a performance in one place on one night only • Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

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