hen party


Definition of hen party 

: a party for women only

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The venue, already popular with hen parties and corporate beanos, is on the site of the former flagship store of BHS, a fashion retailer that went bust two years ago. The Economist, "As shoppers go online, high streets reinvent themselves," 14 June 2018

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First Known Use of hen party

circa 1885, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of hen party was circa 1885

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English Language Learners Definition of hen party

: a party for women only; especially : a party for a woman who is about to be married

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