"all-nighter" meaning in English

Noun

Forms: all-nighters [plural] Audio: En-au-all-nighter.ogg [Australia]
  1. Something that lasts throughout the whole night.
  2. A session with a prostitute covering the entire night. Tags: Britain, slang Categories (topical): Crime
    Categories (other): British English, Crime
  3. A client of a prostitute who has paid for the entire night. Tags: Britain, slang Categories (topical): Crime
    Categories (other): British English, Crime Synonyms: prostitute's client
  4. A criminal or other person kept in jail over night. Tags: US, slang Categories (topical): Crime
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Categories (kind): Prison, Time

Inflected forms

Alternative forms

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