bachelor girl


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bachelor girl a young unmarried woman who lives alone
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In literature:

The potato girl was quite slim and small, and handled her potatoes as an old bachelor uncle handles a baby who is cutting teeth.
"Options" by O. Henry
A Cape Cod story describing the amusing efforts of an elderly bachelor and his two cronies to rear and educate a little girl.
"The Gold Trail" by Harold Bindloss
You bachelors, when your leave comes, marry at once the girl of your choice.
"The Blot on the Kaiser's 'Scutcheon" by Newell Dwight Hillis
All the bachelors and boys kissed all the maidens and girls twice.
"The Canterbury Puzzles" by Henry Ernest Dudeney
It might be, he mused, that she called herself not an old maid, but a bachelor girl.
"The Monk of Hambleton" by Armstrong Livingston
Whenever a pretty girl runs her fingers through his hair, a cautious bachelor can't help thinking of what happened to Samson.
"A Guide to Men" by Helen Rowland
The bachelor girl and the bachelor man are much on the increase.
"Threads of Grey and Gold" by Myrtle Reed
Why does he remain a bachelor, and run after all the young girls in the town?
"The Banished" by Wilhelm Hauff
This is the man of whom, young bachelors, you must ask the girl in marriage, before you speak to her parents.
"Priests, Women, and Families" by J. Michelet
I've never had one scrap of longing to be a bachelor girl, and live on my own, and cook sketchy meals on a greasy stove.
"What a Man Wills" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey

In news:

I always enjoyed "The Bachelorette" over "The Bachelor" for one simple reason: the former always seems a little less mean-spirited 25 guys after one girl.
THE DATING GAME Eligible bachelors Yasen Peyankov, Scott Jaeck, and Tracy Letts vie to win the girl in Penelope, opening this week at Steppenwolf.
If you are fortunate enough to be the parent of any of the boys and girls who were in the play "The Bachelor King,"?please give yourselves a good pat on the back for an outstanding job.
Just before Kevin's girl arrives for a weeklong visit, Brad does everything he can to prevent his brother from moving out of their bachelor pad and upsetting the order of things.
Ottawa girl Laura has been named as 1 of 25 women competing for the attention of Bachelor Brad Smith.
The arrival of two handsome and eligible bachelors, Mr Bingley (Crispin Bonham Carter) and Mr Darcy (Colin Firth, Bridget Jones films), stirs romantic imaginings for the girls of the Bennet household.
Bachelor, Brad Womack, is down to two girls, Emily and Chantal O.