one-nighter
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 — 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

  • 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 new terms dictionary

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