one-night stand


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one-night stand

1. A sexual encounter that only happens one time. After a night of drinking, Maria had a one-night stand with Mark but regretted it the next morning.
2. A single performance. My favorite comedian is doing a one-night stand in the city next weekend.
See also: stand

one-night stand

 
1. Lit. a performance lasting only one night. The band did a series of one-night stands down the East Coast. You can't make a living doing one-night stands.
2. Fig. a romance or sexual relationship that lasts only one night. It was not a romance, just a one-night stand. It looked like something that would last longer than a one-night stand.
See also: stand

one-night stand

1. n. a performance lasting only one night. The band did a series of one-night stands down the East Coast.
2. n. a romance or sexual relationship that lasts only one night. It looked like something that would last longer than a one-night stand.
See also: stand
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Lastly, 29% of the participants reported that their one-night stand partner was dressed nicely, or partner had a certain style that the individual found attractive.
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He said he did not have problems finding women, adding: "There's not many young lads my age who don't go out and get fixed up for one-night stands.
WPc Lond said she had made no such complaint, but said she felt senior officers suspected her of lying about the one-night stand.
A teenage girl finds herself unexpectedly pregnant after a one-night stand with her best friend.
But she says if she had to have a one-night stand, she would like it to be with England captain David Beckham.
The University of Florida grad admits he loves the ladies, but says he's not a one-night stand kind of guy.
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The survey for The Sun found 60% of 13 to 15-year-olds had had unprotected sex, while 42% had a one-night stand.
TWO-thirds believe there is nothing wrong with a one-night stand and 21 per cent expect to have one in the next five years.
I was married for seven years, so I know the difference between sex in a loving relationship and a one-night stand, but each one serves a purpose.
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You know, you're going to have to talk to them afterwards, even if it is a one-night stand.
But the thing is, I had a one-night stand with his best friend ,who is going to be best man at our wedding.
It's not just the ordinary lads and lasses of Tyneside that enjoy the odd one-night stand.