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bachelorism

[bach-uh-luh-riz-uh m, bach-luh-]
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noun
  1. state of being a bachelor.
  2. a characteristic or peculiarity of a bachelor: Excessive tidiness had been added to his bachelorisms.

Origin of bachelorism

An Americanism dating back to 1800–10; bachelor + -ism
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