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walk of shame

Definition of walk of shame in English:

informal An instance of walking back home on the day after an unplanned casual sexual encounter, typically dressed in the same clothes as the previous evening: if you’re at his and have to make the dreaded walk of shame home, steel yourself
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  • "My first record was about the girl who stays out all night and does the walk of shame the next morning," she says in Interview magazine.
  • However, if you're moved to make that no-strings-attached booty call, just be sure he's coming to your place so he has to take the walk of shame back home the next morning.
  • You can't imagine that these pretty young things might wake up in a stranger's bed or find themselves doing the walk of shame, stilettos in hand, at 9 am as joggers stride past on a Sunday morning.
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