bachelor dinner

noun

Definition of bachelor dinner

: a party attended only by men and given by or for a man just prior to his wedding

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First Known Use of bachelor dinner

1853, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bachelor dinner was in 1853

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“Bachelor dinner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bachelor%20dinner. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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