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all night·er

or all-night·er (ôl′nī′tər)
n. Informal
A project or event lasting all through the night, especially an intense bout of study or work: pulled an all nighter to finish the assignment on time.


an entertainment, such as a pop concert or film screening, that lasts all night


n. Informal.
something lasting or open all night, as an all-night game or all-night supermarket.
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Another all-nighter at the recently rechristened O2 Institute.
Although originally designed for sport, Clean Energy Patch can be used in almost any setting, whether for a long road trip, a campus all-nighter or simply beating the afternoon blues, according to the company.
In fairness, any contest that has persuaded so many of us eijits to pull an all-nighter on Saturday must be pretty decent.
In five hours, the MODassic Marketing team will present the efforts of its all-nighter benefiting three nonprofits.
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.
So that's how Sunday was spent - daughter and pals sleeping off an all-nighter, son oblivious to the worry he'd caused and me and Mrs R tootling around the Lakes, listening to Paul O'Grady on Radio 2.
The PS5-a-head all-nighter is being staged at the Rumour nightspot in Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands.
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The sci-curious can join the Festival for a varied programme including the Electromagnetic Pulse Party - a club night with a scientific twist - and SciScreen, a film all-nighter at the Tyneside Cinema in which participants are invited to be part of the experiment.
MELBOURNE v NEWCASTLE tomorrow, 5am THOSE of you just coming in from an all-nighter to bring in the New Year can get stuck into their first bet of 2013 when Melbourne Heart take on Newcastle Jets early tomorrow morning in this busy festive time for A-League footballers, writes Mark Langdon.