They soon settled in the old-maidish way of partridges, and began to call upon each other.
People had laughed at him for being so old-maidish, as they put it.
Indeed, she was as prim and old-maidish as any spinster lady possibly could be.
It has been in no busy, old-maidish, envious spirit that I have watched these affairs.
Since her engagement, Tims's old-maidish bringing up seemed to be bearing fruit for the first time.
Mr. Reed, you certainly are the most old-maidish man I ever saw in my life.
Mr. Mafferton, by the way, could see nothing in the least old-maidish about this sovereign.
He's an old-maidish sort of fellow, and is easily frightened.
I'm not old-maidish, my dear, though I've escaped holy matrimony.
A gentle, old-maidish person and a sweet young girl of seventeen sat right in front of us that night at the Mannheim opera.