all-nighter

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All-night + -er.

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all-nighter (plural all-nighters)

  1. Something that lasts throughout the whole night.
    That party was an all-nighter.
  2. (UK, crime, slang) A session with a prostitute covering the entire night.
  3. (UK, crime, slang) A client of a prostitute who has paid for the entire night.
  4. (US, crime, slang) A criminal or other person kept in jail over night.

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