"all-nighter" meaning in English

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Noun

Audio: En-au-all-nighter.ogg [Australia]
Etymology: From all-night + -er = all- + night + -er. Etymology templates: {{suf|en|all-night|er}} all-night + -er, {{confix|en|all|night|er|nocat=1}} all- + night + -er Head templates: {{en-noun|head=all-nighter}} all-nighter (plural all-nighters) Forms: all-nighters [plural]
  1. Something that lasts throughout the whole night. Categories (topical): Night, Time
    Sense id: all-nighter-en-noun-ByZ~UhKI Disambiguation of Night: 33 21 20 26 Disambiguation of Time: 100 0 0 0
  2. (UK, crime, slang) A session with a prostitute covering the entire night. Tags: UK, slang Categories (topical): Crime, Night, Prostitution
    Sense id: all-nighter-en-noun-FqmDnT0x Disambiguation of Night: 33 21 20 26 Disambiguation of Prostitution: 8 24 32 37 Categories (other): British English
  3. (UK, crime, slang) A client of a prostitute who has paid for the entire night. Tags: UK, slang Categories (topical): Crime, Night, People, Prostitution
    Sense id: all-nighter-en-noun-IxQwRKaa Disambiguation of Night: 33 21 20 26 Disambiguation of People: 8 9 38 46 Disambiguation of Prostitution: 8 24 32 37 Categories (other): British English Synonyms: prostitute's client
  4. (US, crime, slang) A criminal or other person kept in jail over night. Tags: US, slang Categories (topical): Crime, Night, People, Prison, Prostitution
    Sense id: all-nighter-en-noun-xrfB6K6W Disambiguation of Night: 33 21 20 26 Disambiguation of People: 8 9 38 46 Disambiguation of Prison: 9 24 25 43 Disambiguation of Prostitution: 8 24 32 37 Categories (other): American English, English terms suffixed with -er Disambiguation of English terms suffixed with -er: 12 22 20 46
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Synonyms: allnighter, all nighter Derived forms: pull an all-nighter

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