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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The defendants were on a stag party for friend Darren Wilcox - who was dressed as a jockey in orange - and were affiliated to Gorseinon Rugby Club, near Swansea.
He is alleged to have told her he was from the Leeds area and it is believed he was in the seaside town as part of a stag party.
Mr Cameron launched the inquiry after Mr Burley (Con), aged 33, was pictured on a Nazi-themed stag party in the Alpine ski resort of Val Thorens with a groom dressed in an SS uniform.
Mr Burley tweeted : "Deeply regret inappropriate behaviour by some guests at stag party I attended and I am extremely sorry for any offence that was caused.
But while it is not the most obvious destination for a stag party, Norfolk does boast one key asset: the potential for a great stag-do prank.
Fit as a fiddle" Duncan Hickling, aged 42, was part of a stag party racing at Mr Karting in Leamington when he was suddenly taken ill at the wheel.
He said: OI have two entries at Windsor, Innox and Stag Party, and it is a case of the softer the ground the better for both of them.
The sportsmen, who are thought to have been part of a stag party, were asked to leave the plane before it took off.
Dancing Queen'': Kidman is attached to star for writer-director Mark Herman (``Blame It on the Bellboy'') in a story about a man stranded out of town on his wedding day who strikes up an interesting rapport with the stripper who performed at his stag party.
ELEVEN members of a drunken stag party were arrested yesterday after a flight from Edinburgh.
A STAG party that donned Hitler masks beside Prague's Jewish quarter have been branded an "embarrassment to Ireland".
Poor old Aidan was in the news in 2011 after he attended a Nazithemed stag party in France, leading to him losing his job as a ministerial aide.
HEATHER STANNING started her brother's stag party with a new Olympic record to storm into the pairs final with Helen Glover.
Albertville state prosecutor Patrick Quincy said no indivudual suspect had so far been targeted in the inquiry into the stag party, which took place on December 3 in a restaurant in the French Alpine resort of Val Thorens.
A CONSERVATIVE MP has apologised after reports he attended a stag party with Nazi overtones.