all-nighter


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all-nighter

1. n. something that lasts all night, like a party or study session. After an all-nighter studying, I couldn’t keep my eyes open for the test.
2. n. a place of business that is open all night. We stopped at an all-nighter for a cup of coffee.
3. n. a person who often stays up all night. I’m no all-nighter. I need my beauty sleep, for sure.
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When exposed to the next all-nighter, they really fall apart much faster than they previously would," said Cohen, also a neurologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
They might guess, however, that the fast food and candy gobbled down during an all-nighter are far worse for bodily health than are the lost hours of slumber.
Here's to a nice fella who was ready to pull an all-nighter at the drop of the old sombrero.
She's pulled an all-nighter in a Kinko's in New York, using every copier and computer from 7 p.
After his record attempt, he headed to the fraternity house and, like any college student after an all-nighter, he crashed.
Charles Digiglio of Carbon County, Pennsylvania, told Judge Roger Nanovic that he fell asleep while driving and crashed into a school bus because he'd pulled an all-nighter making counterfeit checks.
IF THIS WERE A CHARLIE KAUFMAN SCRIPT about me writing a review of Spike Jonze and Charlie Kaufman's new film Adaptation, I, Andrew Hultkrans, Artforum critic, would at this very moment be crawling the walls of my barren apartment like Gene Hackman at the end of The Conversation, mentally tracing not merely every single moment of my own life but every single moment of the entire history of the universe that, in evolutionary terms, led up to this all-nighter I'm pulling because I have to write a review of this diabolically unreviewable film called--it's been careening around my brain for weeks like a Super Ball in a Cuisinart, but I'll say it again--Adaptation.
We had more [customers] than we expected," Smotherman said of the store's first all-nighter.
Here's something radical: How about pulling an all-nighter in front of the Blessed Sacrament?
com, is announcing the first ever $24,000 Scholarships All-Nighter to be awarded on April 26th - 27th as part of College Decision Month 2011.
The pair showed up at the V Festival in Essex on Saturday after pulling an all-nighter for DJ Nick Grimshaw's raucous 30th bash.
The day after I pulled that all-nighter reading Expecting Adam, I called Martha and told her I wanted to publish an excerpt from the book.
Three Disney theme parks celebrate the beginning of summer with a "Monstrous" bi-coastal All-Nighter
Another event to look out for is coming up on the following Saturday: the second Cult Classic All-Nighter which will feature 18 movies over 12 hours, with tickets from just 75p (in honour of the cinema's 75th birthday this year) per film.