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1A function at a men's institution or club to which women are invited.‘ladies' night at the Masonic lodge’
- ‘To hit the funding target campaigners took part in a sponsored abseil, a family rounders match, discos, a ladies' night, an auction, quizzes and held stalls at Holt Music Festival.’
- ‘It's ladies' night: Well done to the Under-16 Ladies' team that played their first ever league match against Killeavy.’
- ‘What we are seeing is a huge growth in ladies' nights for tasting whisky.’
- ‘Are the stereotyping problems inherent in the dress code context also true of ladies' nights?’
- ‘Yesterday was a ladies' night, and a small crowd, so we were able to discuss books and the idea of starting up a book club.’
- 1.1 An evening on which women are given free or reduced admission to a nightclub.
- ‘Here's a handy guide to getting wasted for free at this city's ladies' nights.’
- ‘Every Weds is ladies' night in Kbox hougang, and no room charge, only pay for drinks and the tidbits.’
- ‘Over - 21 pubs, insurance companies that charge more for young men, ladies' night at the disco, buses that don't have wheelchair ramps… and on it goes.’
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