Definitions for one-night stand
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a single performance in one locale, as by a touring theater or music group, before moving on to the next engagement. a place where such a performance is given.
Slang. a single and usu. casual act of sexual intercourse. a participant in such an act.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Informal
Origin of one-night stand:
a brief sexual encounter lasting only for a single night
"he ran through a series of loveless one-night stands"
a performance in one place on one night only
An occasion when a performer or team of them (especially in vaudeville) expects to perform at a theater for a single evening.
A single sexual encounter between two individuals, where at least one of the parties has no immediate intention or expectation of establishing a longer-term sexual or romantic relationship. As the phrase implies, the relationship lasts for only one night.
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