final fling

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final fling

One last particularly fun time before a dramatic change occurs in one's life, such as a marriage or the birth of a child. Come on, you need a final fling before your wedding—let's go to Vegas for the weekend!
See also: final, fling

final fling

Fig. the last act or period of enjoyment before a change in one's circumstances or lifestyle. You might as well have a final fling before the baby's born. Mary's going out with her girlfriends for a final fling. She's getting married next week.
See also: final, fling
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YOU can have a final fling for free at Haydock Park for the last meeting of the year on Monday, December 29.
'BLOKE'S VIEW' Esquire magazine editor Peter Howarth IS it ever acceptable to have a final fling before settling down?
Back then a man might not have thought about doing anything else than a final fling but not these days.
GIRL'S VIEW Cosmopolitan assistant editor Nina Ahmad IF a man or woman is thinking of having a final fling before settling down, they've got to think about what it will do to the other person involved.
The idea of having a final fling is to have one last one-night stand before settling down.
But I don't think a final fling is ever the right thing to do.