Main definitions of stagette in English

: stagette1stagette2

stagette1

noun

Canadian
  • A celebration held for a woman about to be married, attended only by women; a hen night.

    ‘invitations to weddings, showers, and stagettes often jam the summer social calendar’

Origin

Early 20th century: from stag + -ette.

Pronunciation

stagette

/staˈɡɛt/

Main definitions of stagette in English

: stagette1stagette2

stagette2

noun

  • 1US. A woman who attends a social function without a male partner.

  • 2Originally (US): a party attended only by women (now rare). Now chiefly (Canadian): a party given for a woman who is about to be married, typically attended by women only.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Pacific Printer. From stag + -ette.

Pronunciation

stagette

/staˈɡɛt/