Meaning of Sadie Hawkins

Sa'die Haw'kins

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. Also calleda party, dance, or other social event, esp. one held annually among high school or college students, to which each girl escorts the boy of her choice, or invites him to escort her.
  2. a dayor night, often in November, when such an event or events are held.
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