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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal An unmarried woman.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An unmarried woman.
  • n. A very small bachelor (single room) apartment.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a young unmarried woman who lives alone


From bachelor and the feminine suffix -ette (Wiktionary)



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