all-nighter


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all-nighter

1. The act of staying up all night to complete an activity, usually some kind of academic project. I'm going to have to pull an all-nighter if I'm going to get this term paper done in time for school tomorrow.
2. An establishment that remains open all night. Kyle and Amanda stopped at an all-nighter for a snack after the concert.
3. One who stays awake all night. Jess is a total all-nighter, so that third-shift job is perfect for her.

all-nighter

1. n. something that lasts all night, like a party or study session. After an all-nighter studying, I couldn’t keep my eyes open for the test.
2. n. a place of business that is open all night. We stopped at an all-nighter for a cup of coffee.
3. n. a person who often stays up all night. I’m no all-nighter. I need my beauty sleep, for sure.
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O'Connor was an advocate of great soul and played much slower records than was the norm at all-nighters, testing tolerance with searing beat ballads and deep masterpieces.
When exposed to the next all-nighter, they really fall apart much faster than they previously would," said Cohen, also a neurologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
She's pulled an all-nighter in a Kinko's in New York, using every copier and computer from 7 p.
Fat chance: The quick drink became an all-nighter, as the pal told me that his tenure at the university, hard-won, had become an ongoing source of frustration and dissatisfaction, and he was reevaluating the meaning of his existence.
Not that long ago, pulling an all-nighter meant party hopping 'til sunrise or power-brokering 'til dawn.
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Gill Littlehales, from Merseyside Police's licensing team, said she'd repeatedly tried to contact Paul Scully, the former designated premises supervisor at Escape who was behind the all-nighter idea, but with little success.
And that's exactly what she did on Friday at an all-nighter for her pal Radio 1 DJ Gemma Cairney's 30th.
But then I'm not sure Mum would pull an all-nighter to watch that.
The pair showed up at the V Festival in Essex on Saturday after pulling an all-nighter for DJ Nick Grimshaw's raucous 30th bash.
The day after I pulled that all-nighter reading Expecting Adam, I called Martha and told her I wanted to publish an excerpt from the book.
So far the location has remained secret, but the all-nighter is reputedly going to be held in woods in the Huddersfield area and over 1,000 people could attend.
Puzzled as to why so many people with clinical depression feel more positive after a sleepless night - at least temporarily - the researchers used functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging to study the brains of 27 young adults, half of whom got a good night's rest and the other half of whom pulled an all-nighter.
The all-nighter will be like an 11- hour jamming session, with different musicians joining the throng.