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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People also reported the ladies got together and celebrated a mutual friend's bachelorette party that was murder mystery-themed. Nicole Saunders, Harper's BAZAAR, "Leighton Meester and Michelle Trachtenberg's Gossip Girl Reunion Involves a Murder Mystery and Headbands," 12 Mar. 2019 The singer escaped the rainy West Coast to celebrate her best friend's bachelorette party this week and returned to Los Angles with a seriously envious, just-back-from-vacation glow. Jenna Rennert, Vogue, "Selena Gomez Steps Out With a Just-Back-From-Vacation Glow in Los Angeles," 14 Feb. 2019 My friend's bachelorette party just drank Mad Dogg 2020. Amanda Mitchell, Marie Claire, "Everything You Forgot Happened at Prince William's Bachelor Party," 27 Jan. 2019 Sophie Turner, who also attended the bride's bachelorette party, was in attendance throughout the celebrations, and had several outfit changes. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Sophie Turner Danced Onstage at Priyanka Chopra & Nick Jonas’ Sangeet, and Fans Are Shook," 2 Dec. 2018 For Chopra’s wedding extravaganza to Nick Jonas last year, Turner completed all of her bridal party duties, joining Chopra every step of the way from the bachelorette party in Amsterdam to the big blowout ceremony in Jodphur, India. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Priyanka Chopra and Sophie Turner Do Girls-Night-Out Style Two Ways in L.A.," 23 Jan. 2019 Five years ago, Erin Kane, of Sewell, N.J., left her three-month-old baby with her husband in order to attend a bachelorette party in Sarasota, Fla. Sarah Firshein, Condé Nast Traveler, "How to Survive That First Trip Away from Your Baby," 3 Dec. 2018 Since then, it's been a frenzied few months of red-carpet events, wedding planning, and bachelor and bachelorette parties. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas' Wedding: Everything We Know So Far," 16 Nov. 2018 As the film version of Kevin Kwan’s best-selling novel continues, the characters fly first class, rent private islands for a bachelorette party and partake in wild shopping sprees. Katerina Ang, WSJ, "‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Seeks Mainstream Success," 6 Aug. 2018

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1943, in the meaning defined above

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