bachelor party

noun

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 1982, Vincent Chin was celebrating his bachelor party at a bar when an argument with two white men turned fatal. Michelle Lee, New York Times, "Teach Your Kids to Resist Hatred Toward Asians," 24 Apr. 2021 After his bachelor party, a man wakes up in bed with his fiancee’s cousin, a dancer at the bash. Ed Stockly, Los Angeles Times, "Movies on TV this week: ‘The Searchers’; ‘Forrest Gump’," 12 Mar. 2021 After a scuffle at a strip club, where Chin was having his bachelor party, two Chrysler employees, Ronald Ebens and Michael Nitz, beat Chin to death with a baseball bat. cleveland, "Lt. Gov. Jon Husted’s coronavirus tweet left Asian Americans feeling disappointed in Ohio leadership," 3 Apr. 2021 After his bachelor party, a man wakes up in bed with his fiancee’s cousin, a dancer at the bash. Ed Stockly, Los Angeles Times, "Movies on TV this week: ‘The Searchers’; ‘Forrest Gump’," 12 Mar. 2021 After his bachelor party, a man wakes up in bed with his fiancee’s cousin, a dancer at the bash. Ed Stockly, Los Angeles Times, "Movies on TV this week: ‘The Searchers’; ‘Forrest Gump’," 12 Mar. 2021 During a bachelor party for Mickey (Beck Bennett), his pals (Jonas, Kyle Mooney, Bowen Yang, Alex Moffat, Mikey Day) hire a couple of strippers and share that most intimate of experiences: getting boners next to one another. Matthew Love, Vulture, "Saturday Night Live Recap: Nick Jonas Dreams of Post-COVID Life," 28 Feb. 2021 In the second-best musical sketch of the evening, Jonas organizes his buddy Mickey’s (Beck Bennett) bachelor party with the ultimate goal of all the dudes having boners in the same room together, as a group. Rebecca Alter, Vulture, "Nick Jonas Loves Getting Hard With His Homies on Saturday Night Live," 28 Feb. 2021 After his bachelor party, a man wakes up in bed with his fiancee’s cousin, a dancer at the bash. Los Angeles Times, "Movies on TV this week: ‘Gandhi’; ‘Forrest Gump’ and more," 26 Feb. 2021

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1863, in the meaning defined above

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“Bachelor party.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bachelor%20party. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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