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be off like a prom dress (in May)

humorous To leave or depart very quickly or suddenly. Likened crassly to the stereotypical quickness or eagerness with which American high school students have sexual intercourse after the prom. Primarily heard in US. I'll have just one more drink, but I've got to be off like a prom dress after that. Jared was off like a prom dress in May once his ex-girlfriend showed up to the party.
See also: dress, like, off, prom

off like a prom dress (in May)

A humorous phrase said of a quick or sudden departure. Likened crassly to the stereotypical quickness or eagerness with which American high school students have sexual intercourse after the prom. Primarily heard in US. I'll have just one more drink, but I've got to be off like a prom dress after that. Jared was off like a prom dress in May once his ex-girlfriend showed up to the party.
See also: dress, like, off, prom
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I felt like there had to be a change," Quanesha Wallace, a senior, told the news outlet on her reasons for publicly supporting an integrated prom.
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uk/proms archive gives a comprehensive snapshot of the Proms, allowing you to reminisce the musical delights and bringing you as close as you can get to the composers and artists who've made the Proms what it is.
We are just giving them a prom so they can do normal things like we get to do," said Jessica Pierik, one of three seniors who planned the event.
The queer prom was one of "the best experiences I've had in the LGBTQ community," Loitz says.
Two outstanding events had been scheduled for May 18th--a softball championship game at Sacred Heart and a prom at a nearby high school.
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Thus it was that early last year Rebecca established a dress bank to provide dresses and formal accessories for high school girls anxious to attend prom and homecoming events, but unable to buy dresses and suitable accouterments.