(out) on the town

(out) on the town

Visting a town or city for a day or evening for the purpose of having an enjoyable time, typically by visiting various establishments, such as restaurants, clubs, etc. We were out on the town last night for Valerie's birthday. That's why we're all exhausted today. I had a night on the town with my closest friends from school last weekend.
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out on the town

Fig. celebrating at one or more places in a town. I'm really tired. I was out on the town until dawn. We went out on the town to celebrate our wedding anniversary.
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on the town

Also, out on the town. In spirited pursuit of entertainment offered by a town or city, as in We went out on the town last night. [Early 1700s]
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out on the town

If someone is out on the town, they are enjoying themselves in a public place such as a bar, club or restaurant. It was Saturday and he would have liked to be out on the town with a girl, not working.
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on the town

enjoying the entertainments, especially the nightlife, of a city or town. informal
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(out) on the ˈtown

(also a night (out) on the ˈtown/on the ˈtiles) (informal) visiting restaurants, clubs, theatres, etc. for entertainment, especially at night: For a birthday treat they took him out on the town.The students went for a night on the tiles after the last exam.
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on the town

Informal
In spirited pursuit of the entertainment offered by a town or city.
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