one–night stand


Definition of one–night stand

  1. 1 :  a performance (as of a play or concert) given (as by a traveling group of actors or musicians) only once in each of a series of localities

  2. 2a :  a locality used for one-night standsb :  a stopover for a one-night stand

  3. 3 :  a sexual encounter limited to a single occasion; also :  a partner in such an encounter


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ONE–NIGHT STAND Defined for English Language Learners

one–night stand


Definition of one–night stand for English Language Learners

  • : a situation in which you have sex with someone once and you do not continue in a relationship afterwards; also : one of the people involved in this situation

  • : a performance of a play, concert, etc., that is given only once in a particular place

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to cast off or become cast off

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