one-night stand

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A single sexual encounter between two individuals, where at least one of the partners has no immediate intention or expectation of establishing a longer-term sexual or romantic relationship. As the phrase implies, the relationship lasts for only one night.
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Submitted on July 10, 2018

Additional definitions for 'one-night stand':

one-night standA single sexual encounter between two individuals, where at least one of the parties has no immediate intention or expectation of establishing a longer-term sexual or romantic relationship. As the phrase implies, the relationship lasts for only one night.
one-night standAn occasion when a performer or team of them expects to perform at a theater for a single evening.
one-night standEither of the two partners involved in such a single sexual encounter.
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