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bachelorhood

or bach·e·lor·dom

[bach-uh-ler-hoo d, bach-ler-]
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noun
  1. the state of being a bachelor.

Origin of bachelorhood

First recorded in 1825–35; bachelor + -hood
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Examples from the Web for bachelorhood

Historical Examples

  • So I want to have one more run in the wilderness in all the freedom of bachelorhood.

    The Buffalo Runners

    R.M. Ballantyne

  • Bill passed on and donned a bed-tick apron and bachelorhood.

  • This was a perfectly childish allusion to the judge's bachelorhood.

  • It is his farewell to his men friends as he passes out of the state of bachelorhood.

    Perfect Behavior

    Donald Ogden Stewart

  • She, too, disapproved of Paris and bachelorhood, but she did not love Morella Winmarleigh.

    Beyond The Rocks

    Elinor Glyn