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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

stag-party

n. a party for men only. (Thought to be raunchy.) They hired a stripper for the stag-party—you know, the kind that jumps out of a cake.
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British men on a stag party in Benidorm, Spain, allegedly paid a homeless man 100 euros (around P6,200) to tattoo the groom's name on his forehead.
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Prosecutors claimed the four Welshmen, who were on a stag party with Wales International rugby star Leigh Halfpenny, were "aggressive, violent and out of control" during the fighting which left 20 people injured.
The men were on a stag party for pal Darren Wilcox and were affiliated to Gorseinon Rugby Club, near Swansea.
President of the local chamber of commerce Paul O'Doherty said simply "How can you ban a stag party? It's an impossible rule to enforce."
The case, at Westport Court, followed a stag party in the town on May 31.
A police spokesman said: "We understand there was a stag party at Ballies on Friday night.
Prosecutors claimed the four Welshmen, who were on a stag party, were "aggressive, violent and out of control" during the fighting.
But the national party is still sitting on the results of an inquiry into his behaviour at a stag party at the French ski resort of Val Thorens, more than a year after the incident occurred.
A STAG party that donned Hitler masks beside Prague's Jewish quarter have been branded an "embarrassment to Ireland".
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Judge Dan Shields made his comments after being told of "absolute mayhem" following a stag party last month in Westport, Co Mayo.