bachelorette party


Definition of bachelorette party

: 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

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Priyanka Chopra had the ultimate bachelorette party this weekend in Amsterdam, complete with delicious food, canal boat rides, and lots of champagne. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "Priyanka Chopra and Sophie Turner Are Literally Wearing Their Post-Bachelorette Party Hangovers," 5 Nov. 2018 Most of the time, bachelorette parties are a blast. Lisa Bonos,, "How to survive that bachelorette party without feeling like the odd person out," 1 July 2018 Her bachelorette party, on the other hand, was in Amsterdam. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas Are Married—Here's Everything We Know About the Wedding," 4 Dec. 2018 Kwan says that Vogt often mirrored exact outfits from the book, like Araminta Lee’s gold jumpsuit at her bachelorette party and the beige linen suit Nick wears to greet Rachel at Tyersall Park for the first time. Hannah Orenstein, Vox, "How do you choose an outfit for a fictional character? 5 authors explain.," 12 Sep. 2018 In normal human speak: Nick and Priyanka have had their bachelor and bachelorette parties, respectively. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "Nick Jonas' Bachelor Party and Priyanka Chopra's Bachelorette Party, Compared," 11 Nov. 2018 Food and Wine reports that bakeries such as Alliance Bakery in Chicago are designing these cookies to the specifications of their customer's wedding and engagement rings for weddings, engagement parties, and bachelorette parties galore. Caroline Judelson, Fox News, "Engagement cookies are the new bridal trend," 9 Aug. 2018 Their bachelor and bachelorette parties were a surprise. Jennifer Aldrich, Country Living, "Everything You Should Know About Property Brother Drew Scott and Linda Phan's Wedding," 5 June 2018 The Baton Show Lounge 436 N. Clark St., 312-644-5269 Hosting drag shows three times a night Wednesday through Sunday, the River North club has been a destination for bachelor and bachelorette parties since 1969. Samantha Nelson, RedEye Chicago, "Chicago bachelor and bachelorette party ideas you can book at the last minute," 27 June 2018

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1943, in the meaning defined above

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