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noun

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

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Origin of bachelor girl

First recorded in 1890–95

usage note for bachelor girl

See girl.
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bachelor girl

noun

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