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English definition of “all-nighter”

all-nighter

noun [C]
 
 
informal
a time when you spend all night working: When a client presentation loomed, the team would work for 24 hours, and after this all-nighter they'd go out for a celebratory lunch.
(Definition of all-nighter from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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