bachelor girl

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  1. Older Use: Sometimes Offensive. an unmarried woman, especially a young one, who supports herself and lives alone.

Origin of bachelor girl

First recorded in 1890–95

usage note For bachelor girl

See girl. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use bachelor girl in a sentence

  • Some years ago there lived in Vienna a very pretty bachelor girl, a sales-person in a very respectable shop.

    Criminal Psychology | Hans Gross
  • I am going to share lodgings with one of them, and be a bachelor girl on my own account.

    The Independence of Claire | Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • It will be quite an amusing experience to live the life of a bachelor girl.

    The Independence of Claire | Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • One assumes, of course, that she intends to remain a “bachelor girl.”

    An Ocean Tramp | William McFee
  • At last Katherine was the bachelor girl she had longed to be, but the pleasures of freedom were as Dead Sea fruit to the lips.

    A Rock in the Baltic | Robert Barr

British Dictionary definitions for bachelor girl

bachelor girl

  1. a young unmarried woman, esp one who is self-supporting

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