one-night stand

one-night stand  {n. phr.}
1. A single performance given by a traveling company while on a tour.
After they went bankrupt in the big cities, the traveling jazz quartet played one-night stands in the country.
2. A brief affair or sexual encounter.
"With AIDS all around us?" said Jane. "Nobody is having one-night stands anymore."
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