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ONE-NIGHT STAND

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does one-night stand mean? 

ONE-NIGHT STAND (noun)
  The noun ONE-NIGHT STAND has 2 senses:

1. a brief sexual encounter lasting only for a single night
2. a performance in one place on one night only

  Familiarity information: ONE-NIGHT STAND used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ONE-NIGHT STAND (noun)


Sense 1one-night stand [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A brief sexual encounter lasting only for a single night

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Context example:

he ran through a series of loveless one-night stands

Hypernyms ("one-night stand" is a kind of...):

promiscuity; promiscuousness; sleeping around (indulging in promiscuous (casual and indiscriminate) sexual relations)


Sense 2one-night stand [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A performance in one place on one night only

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("one-night stand" is a kind of...):

performance (the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment)


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