bachelorette party

noun

: a party for a woman who is about to be married usually attended by women only
Arriving at a second bar where they planned to wind up the night, they found the upper floor occupied by his fiancee, at her own much-rowdier bachelorette party.Nicholas Kulish

Examples of bachelorette party in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1943, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bachelorette party was in 1943

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“Bachelorette party.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bachelorette%20party. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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