one-night stand
noun Date: 1880 1. a performance (as of a play or concert) given (as by a traveling group of actors or musicians) only once in each of a series of localities 2. a. a locality used for one-night stands b. a stopover for a one-night stand 3. a sexual encounter limited to a single occasion; also a partner in such an encounter

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  • One-night stand — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Un One Night Stand, es una relación entre dos individuos (No importa el sexo en este caso), en donde ninguna de las partes tiene intenciones inmediatas o expectativas de establecer una larga relación de encuentros… …   Wikipedia Español

  • One-Night-Stand — 〈[wʌ̣nnaıtstænd] m. 6〉 sexuelle Beziehung für eine Nacht [engl.] * * * One Night Stand [ wʌnnaɪtstænd ], der; s, s [engl. one night stand, aus: one night = eine Nacht dauernd u. stand = Auftritt] (Jargon): flüchtiges sexuelles ↑ Abenteuer (4) für …   Universal-Lexikon

  • one-night stand — {n. phr.} 1. A single performance given by a traveling company while on a tour. * /After they went bankrupt in the big cities, the traveling jazz quartet played one night stands in the country./ 2. A brief affair or sexual encounter. * / With… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • one-night stand — {n. phr.} 1. A single performance given by a traveling company while on a tour. * /After they went bankrupt in the big cities, the traveling jazz quartet played one night stands in the country./ 2. A brief affair or sexual encounter. * / With… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • one-night stand — one night stands N COUNT A one night stand is a very brief sexual relationship, usually one that is casual and perhaps only lasts one night. [INFORMAL] …   English dictionary

  • One-Night-Stand — [ wʌn naitstænd] der; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. one night stand> flüchtiges sexuelles Abenteuer für eine einzige Nacht …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • 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 — n 1.) informal a) an occasion when two people have sex, but do not meet each other again ▪ I m not into one night stands. b) a person that you have sex with once and do not see again 2.) a performance of music or a play that is given only once in …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • one-night stand — noun count 1. ) a situation in which two people have sex once and then do not have a relationship with each other a ) a person that someone has sex with once and then does not have a relationship with 2. ) a play, concert, etc. that is performed… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 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 — one′ night stand′ n. 1) sbz a) a single performance in one locale, as by a touring theater or music group, before moving on to the next engagement b) a place where such a performance is given 2) cvb inf Slang. a) a single and usu. casual act of… …   From formal English to slang

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