Definition of dirty weekend in English:

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dirty weekend


British informal
A weekend spent away, especially in secret, with a lover.
Example sentences
  • It's only really been a couple of dirty weekends.
  • A couple of thousand strategically placed dirty weekends would do more for world peace than anything dreamt up in the security council.
  • Much will depend on his attitude to international affairs, traditionally a weak point in US presidents who think it means a dirty weekend in Acapulco.

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