(idiomatic) Casually enjoying the nightlife of a town or city.
They went out for a night on the town, but it turned into a pub crawl.
They were on the town nearly until dawn.
On-the-town Sentence Examples
For general and special works on the town see Ulysse Chevalier, Topobibliographie (Montbeliard, 1894-1899), s.
Admiral Mello made an unsuccessful attack on the town of Rio Grande, and then sailed to Buenos Aires, there surrendering the rebel squadron to the Argentine authorities, by whom it was immediately delivered to the Brazilian government.
There are coal-mines on the town lands.
Convicted of wearing his hat while a religious procession was passing - as well as of blasphemy - he was accused as well of having mutilated a crucifix standing on the town bridge.
The communal privileges, conferred on the town in 1182 by Hugh III., duke of Burgundy, were confirmed by Philip Augustus in 1188, and in the 13th century the dukes took up their residence there.