bachelor party


Definition of bachelor party

: a party for a man who is about to be married usually attended by men only The plot is perfect. It's got three groomsmen taking a groom to Vegas for a bachelor party, only the next morning the three groomsmen can't remember a single thing that happened, that's how blotto they got.— Erik Hedegaard

Examples of bachelor party in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In it, Cassie decides to confront Al Monroe (Chris Lowell), the guy who raped Nina, at his bachelor party. Ilana Kaplan, Marie Claire, "The Pop Queens of 'Promising Young Woman'," 28 Dec. 2020 After tracking him down to his bachelor party in the woods and posing as a stripper, protagonist Cassie (Carey Mulligan) finally gets revenge on the man who destroyed her best friend. Anne Cohen,, "The Director Of Promising Young Woman Breaks Down That Devastating Twist," 25 Dec. 2020 But there's a reality TV show centered on wild Nashville bachelorette and bachelor party getaways now. NBC News, "A big blue dot in a deep red state, ready for Biden," 31 Oct. 2020 Without an ounce of the bubble group's timidness, a bachelor party hopped off a party bus on Mainstrasse in Covington Saturday night. Briana Rice, The Enquirer, "Last weekend in area bars: Fearless talk, false assumptions and fiery rhetoric," 21 Nov. 2020 Hidden in what may appear to be throwaway lines of dialogue are clues like Mike remembering Kyle’s ideal bachelor party. Carlos Aguilar, Los Angeles Times, "Review: Is ‘The Climb’ the greatest bromantic comedy ever?," 11 Nov. 2020 This is someone who does not drink, who does not smoke, who once scolded friends at his own bachelor party for growing too rowdy. Matt Flegenheimer, New York Times, "Dancing in the Streets, and a Parking Lot, for Joe Biden," 8 Nov. 2020 But, in late March, Detroit went into lockdown and Omar’s bachelor party in Las Vegas was cancelled. Anna Russell, The New Yorker, "The Rise of the Minimony and the Micro-Wedding," 15 Oct. 2020 Jordan: For me, a big moment was Peter’s bachelor party. Julie Beck, The Atlantic, "What It’s Like to Meet a Friend You Know Only From Video Games," 5 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of bachelor party

1863, in the meaning defined above

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11 Jan 2021

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“Bachelor party.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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