stag party


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stag party

A groom's outing with his male friends before his wedding; a bachelor party. Mark knew that his stag party had gotten out of control when the police arrived.
See also: party, stag

stag party

A social gathering for men exclusively, often involving entertainment considered unsuitable for women. For example, They wanted to give him a stag party before the wedding but John wasn't interested. This idiom uses stag in the sense of "a man unaccompanied by a woman." [c. 1850]
See also: party, stag
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Just as officers had started to bring the situation under control and arrested one person for a public order offence, they were called elsewhere in the town to deal with the other larger stag party which involved around 50 people on a trip from Wales.
But Johnson added: 'Some of their players have now changed their minds about going to the stag party and Deveronvale will still be able to field a strong side
She's also wearing a pair of men's pants she stole from a stag party and Sharon, complete with pink veil is waving a pair of boxer shorts in the air, but that's another story.
Defence solicitor Mr Myles Staunton said his client didn't recall threat-ening anyone at the West Bar, and said the matter: ''has classic symptoms of stag party behaviour".
She added, 'I don't know much about anything that's said to have happened but if the story is accurate it's disrespectful to refuse to play and go to a stag party instead.
30am, when the victim accompanied one of the stag party members to the pub toilets - where the mood turned ugly.
Stringy told us: "It was the most sober stag party in the history of nightclubs.
A spokeswoman for Air Wales said, 'The hen and stag party market is an increasingly big one and I am sure people will be using Air Wales to help celebrate their big days.
Bar owners said that stag party revellers were discouraging tourists from visiting the area.
Darren and Phillip Birmingham were going home from a stag party when they punched and kicked the defenceless cabbie.
Rod, of Bristol, wanted to treat himself and three friends to the England- Tunisia game as part of his stag party.
Hookers have replaced kissagram girls in the latest stag party craze, it was claimed last night.
The divorced dad, who had called his daughter Sophie, eight, just before he fell at Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear, was with a stag party.
Residents have complained about boisterous weekend revels, and some hotels have banned stag party guests after a number of incidents.
A stag party hit a bum note when a guest shoved a tenner up the groom's backside - and set it on fire.