stag night

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Related to stag nights: stag party, hen nights
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stag night

A groom's outing with his male friends before his wedding; a bachelor party. Mark knew that his stag night had gotten out of control when the police arrived.
See also: night, stag
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Perhaps that was the reason that eight per cent of men were dumped by their fiancee because of their stag night antics.
Many women would understand and forgive a one-night transgression, particularly on a stag night.
3 million Britons will attend a hen or stag night this year, with a third in their 20s and one in 10 aged over 50.
Once the capital of "party capitals", it now actively discourages hen nights and stag nights.
I know this is the kind of thing that happens on stag nights and I wasn't bothered.
I often take the train to Waterford and one of the stops on the line is Kilkenny, the unofficial town for hen and stag nights in Ireland.
I'm very much part of the Angels team and Geoff is not in the slightest bit jealous if I have to strip at stag nights or office parties.
The 23-year-old customer services officer says: ``There is so much out there these days for groups wanting to organise hen and stag nights.
LONDON yuppies are flocking to the most remote pub in mainland Britain for wild stag nights.
The problem first hit the headlines two years ago after Tenby was named as second best in the world for stag nights by lads magazine, Maxim.
Whether it's Prague, Amsterdam or Dublin, stag nights soon evolved into drunken weekends or whole weeks away with the exotic delights of sex on show.
Hen nights on average cost pounds 135 per person, while stag nights are even higher, with men paying pounds 238 each.
Yesterday Rhona Miller, manager of the Old Forge, said: "Paris and Dublin can't compete for stag nights, can they?
Local Letterkenny Urban District councillor Jimmy Harte said he was outraged by the behaviour of hen and stag nights coming to the town.
In some cases, it's not so much a stag night as a series of stag nights or even a stag week.