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  • noun An opportunity for a married couple, especially one with children, to go out on a date.


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  • Argh! Friends with children are forever simpering about their date nights. I eventually gathered that it means going out on a "date", i.e. without your kids, in an attempt to resurrect the tattered corpse of your relationship. Gee guys! Didja make it to second base?!

    April 29, 2009