hen party

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hen party

informal a party at which only women are present. Compare hen night, stag night
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hen′ par`ty

Slang. a gathering for women only.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hen party - a party for women only
party - a group of people gathered together for pleasure; "she joined the party after dinner"
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hen party

n (fam) → festa di sole donne
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995


(hen) noun
1. the female farmyard fowl. Hens lay eggs.
2. the female of any bird. The hen is sitting on the nest; (also adjective) a hen blackbird.
ˈhen party noun
a party for women only, often just before one of them gets married (for men see stag party).
ˈhenpecked (-pekt) adjective
(of a man) ruled by his wife. a henpecked husband.
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If approved, the aparthotel would add a new service for the company, which currently works with a range of hotel operators to provide its stag and hen party packages, rather than offering its own accommodation.
Recently wed Kirsty, 27, of West Lothian, was part of a hen party in April.
From knocking up an easy family meal from scratch to creating posh canapes for a hen party, Lorraine is taking on the most amateur of cooks and teaching them the tips of the experts.
A YOUNG bride-to-be was fighting for her life last night after a horrific motorway crash that killed one of her hen party pals.
She was also due at last night's hen party of bandmate Rochelle Wiseman, who is marrying Marvin Humes of JLS.
You only had to hear the words hen party and trip abroad to know that sooner or later girls would be giving the guys a run for their money on stag party shame.
The week-long absence of jump racing later this month is being put to good use by jockey Graham Lee, who is tying the knot in Cyprus with long-time partner Becky Southwell - that's assuming Becky did not receive a better offer over the weekend, when she and 15 friends took in the sights and sounds of Blackpool during her hen party!
A 48-hour hen party in Brighton could only be endured without the adornment of those pink plastic objects found in the back of Lovecraft in Canton (apparently).
Brannigans, Birmingham's live entertainment venue in Broad Street, has just launched a Hen Party night for brides-to-be every Thursday night.
Although panic set in at first, hen party member Lorna Carrig said they have all since seen the funny side - but didn't find it quite as funny as the people who came to their rescue, only to roll around laughing when they opened the doors and found the partygoers in their hen party outfits.
IN A DARK DARK WOOD by Ruth Ware (Harvill Secker, hardback PS12.99, ebook PS4.35) Rating WHEN an email invitation lands in Nora's inbox inviting her to Clare's hen party, she is confused.